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  1. qual·i·ty
    IPA[ˈkwälədē]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: quality, plural noun: qualities

    • noun

      the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something:

      general excellence of standard or level:

    • adjective

      of good quality; excellent:
    • noun

      a parameter of an oscillatory system or device, such as a laser, representing the degree to which it is undamped and hence expressing the relationship between stored energy and energy dissipation.

      a figure expressing the ability of ionizing radiation to cause biological damage, relative to a standard dose of X-rays.

    • noun

      the degree to which the ambient air is pollution-free, assessed by measuring a number of indicators of pollution.
    • adjective

      of a low standard:
    • adjective

      of poor or inferior quality:
    • adjective

      of the highest quality; excellent:
    • noun

      a group of employees that meets regularly to consider ways of resolving problems and improving production in their organization.
    • noun

      the maintenance of a desired level of quality in a service or product, especially by means of attention to every stage of the process of delivery or production.
    • adjective

      (of a computer printer or document) of or producing print of a quality suitable for business letters.
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