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quality

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
          • Tell me: How did it come to pass that virtue —— a quality that for most of history has generally been deemed, well, a virtue ——— became a mark of liberal softheadedness?
          • Interobserver agreement in subjective image quality grading and intermodality agreement between CCTA and ICA was determined by calculating κ statistics.
          • Because the wool is poor quality it coarsened the fabric.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The app includes daily diaries for prebedtime activities, substance use, and sleep quality.
          • It suggests that beef and carabeef, from animals of the same age and given a uniform feed, have indistinguishable eating quality.
          • The code works, but I must refactor it before it is production quality.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
            Related Links:
            1. en qualitywise
            2. en qualityless
            3. en qualityness
            4. en quality fade
            5. en quality time
            Source: Wiktionary
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            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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