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quality meaning

EN[ˈkwɒlɪti]
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  • Quality may refer to:
  • NounPLqualitiesSUF-ality
    1. NU Level of excellence.
      1. This school is well-known for having teachers of high quality.
      2. Quality of life is usually determined by health, education, and income.
    2. NC A property or an attribute that differentiates a thing or person.
      1. One of the qualities of pure iron is that it does not rust easily.
      2. While being impulsive can be great for artists, it is not a desirable quality for engineers.
      3. Security, stability, and efficiency are good qualities of an operating system.
    3. (archaic) High social position. (See also the quality.).
      1. A peasant is not allowed to fall in love with a lady of quality.
      2. Membership of this golf club is limited to those of quality and wealth.
    4. NU The degree to which a man-made object or system is free from bugs and flaws, as opposed to scope of functions or quantity of items.
      1. (thermodynamics) In a two-phase liquid–vapor mixture, the ratio of the mass of vapor present to the total mass of the mixture.
        1. (emergency medicine) NC The third step in OPQRST where the responder investigates what the NOI/MOI feels like.
          1. To identify quality try asking, "what does it feel like?".
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore qualitySUPmost quality
        1. Being of good worth, well made, fit for purpose.
          1. We only sell quality products.
          2. That was a quality game by Jim Smith.
          3. A quality system ensures products meet customer requirements.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The test facility was established under the umbrella of the company's quality program. ‎
          • Where open-mindedness signals intellectual receptivity, open-heartedness emphasizes emotional receptivity. Both qualities augment human connection and understanding...
          • We need to check with Quality Assurance before we downselect the test equipment vendor.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Smooth-footed, deft-handed waiters ministered to the table. Toast Melba, butter, an ice pail, all the adjuncts to a meal of quality.
          • The app includes daily diaries for prebedtime activities, substance use, and sleep quality.
          • The code works, but I must refactor it before it is production quality.

      Meaning of quality for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "quality" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
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