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quality meaning

EN[ˈkwɒlɪti] [ˈkwɑlɪti] [ˈkʰwɒɫəɾi]
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  • Quality may refer to:

    Definition of quality in English Dictionary

  • 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
          • This gives his commands an oraclelike quality that compels the actors to obey.
          • Because the wool is poor quality it is coarsening the fabric.
          • The quality of her essay has exceeded my expectations.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • It suggests that beef and carabeef, from animals of the same age and given a uniform feed, have indistinguishable eating quality.
          • The app includes daily diaries for prebedtime activities, substance use, and sleep quality.
          • Quantification of both forsythiaside and forsythin in FF is important for the evaluation of this herb’s quality.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
            Related Links:
            1. en qualityless
            2. en qualityness
            3. en qualitywise
            4. en quality time
            5. en quality fade
            Source: Wiktionary
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            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.
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