quality

  • 1 Quality — degree to which a set of inherent characteristics fulfils requirements (p. 3.1.1 ISO 9000:2005). Источник …

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  • 2 quality — 1 Quality, property, character, attribute, accidentall denote one of the intelligible marks or indications by means of which a thing may be identified or its constitution be understood. Quality is the term of widest application and may designate… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Quality — • Various definitions of quality and its forms or divisions Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Quality     Quality     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 4 Quality — Qual i*ty, n.; pl. {Qualities}. [F. qualit[ e], L. qualitas, fr. qualis how constituted, as; akin to E. which. See {Which}.] 1. The condition of being of such and such a sort as distinguished from others; nature or character relatively considered …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 quality — qual·i·ty n pl ties 1: a special, distinctive, or essential character: as a: a character, position, or role assumed those acts of ownership, which the person called to the succession can only do in quality of heir Louisiana Civil Code b: the… …

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  • 6 quality — [kwôl′ə tē, kwäl′ə tē] n. pl. qualities [ME qualite < OFr < L qualitas < qualis, of what kind: see QUALE] 1. any of the features that make something what it is; characteristic element; attribute 2. basic nature; character; kind 3. the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 quality — (n.) c.1300, temperament, character, disposition. from O.Fr. qualite (12c., Mod.Fr. qualité), from L. qualitatem (nom. qualitas; said to have been coined by Cicero to translate Gk. poiotes), from qualis of what sort, from PIE pronomial base *kwo… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 quality — [n1] characteristic, feature affection, affirmation, aspect, attribute, character, condition, constitution, description, element, endowment, essence, factor, genius, individuality, kind, make, mark, name of tune*, nature, nature of beast*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 Quality — Quality. См. Качество. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

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  • 10 quality — is descriptive of organic composition of substance, expressed in definite quantitative units, and definitive of character, nature and degree of excellence of an article. Dean Rubber Mfg. Co. v. U. S., C.A.Mo., 356 F.2d 161, 163. In respect to… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 quality — ► NOUN (pl. qualities) 1) the degree of excellence of something as measured against other similar things. 2) general excellence. 3) a distinctive attribute or characteristic. 4) archaic high social standing. ORIGIN Latin qualitas, from qualis of… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 Quality — In the vernacular, quality can mean a high degree of excellence (“a quality product”), a degree of excellence or the lack of it (“work of average quality”), or a property of something (“the addictive quality of alcohol”). [The third meaning… …

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  • 13 quality — ▪ I. quality qual‧i‧ty 1 [ˈkwɒlti ǁ ˈkwɑː ] noun qualities PLURALFORM 1. [countable] something such as courage, intelligence, or loyalty that people may have as part of their character: • You need special personal qualities to work as a nurse. 2 …

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  • 14 quality — 01. Their prices are very good, but unfortunately the [quality] of their goods is very low. 02. You should print your resumé on high [quality] paper. 03. The [quality] of seafood available in this country is not as good as what we can get in… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15 quality — qual|i|ty1 W1S1 [ˈkwɔlıti US ˈkwa: ] n plural qualities [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: qualité, from Latin qualitas, from qualis of what kind ] 1.) [U and C] how good or bad something is air/water etc quality ▪ The recent hot, humid… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 quality — qualityless, adj. /kwol i tee/, n., pl. qualities, adj. n. 1. an essential or distinctive characteristic, property, or attribute: the chemical qualities of alcohol. 2. character or nature, as belonging to or distinguishing a thing: the quality of …

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  • 17 quality — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 how good/bad sth is ADJECTIVE ▪ excellent, exceptional, good, high, outstanding, superior, top ▪ All our cakes are made with top quality ingredients …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 quality — I UK [ˈkwɒlətɪ] / US [ˈkwɑlətɪ] noun Word forms quality : singular quality plural qualities *** 1) a) [countable/uncountable] the quality of something is how good or bad it is This cut in funding will adversely affect the quality of education in… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 quality — [[t]kwɒ̱lɪti[/t]] ♦♦ qualities 1) N UNCOUNT: usu with supp The quality of something is how good or bad it is. Everyone can greatly improve the quality of life... Other services vary dramatically in quality. ...high quality paper and plywood. 2) N …

    English dictionary

  • 20 quality — 1 noun 1 (C) something such as courage, intelligence, or loyalty that people may have as part of their character: You need special personal qualities to work as a nurse. | Bravery was never a quality that I noticed in Gerald. 2 (C) something such …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English