Quality Control


brand /brænd/
(n) a type of product made by a particular company
Example: All brands of aspirin are the same

conform /kənˈfɔːm/
(v) to behave and think in the same way as most other people in a group or society
Example: Our safety standards conform to those established by the government

defect /ˈdiːfekt/
(n) a fault in something
Example: Because of a defect in stiching, the entire suit was throw out

enhance /ɪnˈhɑːns/
(v) to increase or further improve the good quality, value, or status of someone or something
Example: Every garment must be carefully inspected for defects before it is shipped

garment /ˈɡɑːmənt/
(n) a piece of clothing
Example: Portland Garment Factory was established in 2008.

inspect /ɪnˈspekt/
(v) to look closely at something or someone, especially to check that everything is as it should be
Example: Chilren's car searts are thoroughly inspected and tested for safety before being put on the market

perceptive /pəˈseptɪv/
(adj) having or showing the ability to see or understand things quickly, especially things that are not obvious
Example: It takes a perceptive person to be a good manager

repel /rɪˈpel/
(v) to drive, push, or keep something away
Example: Faulty products repel repeat customers

take back
take back
(v) to return something
Example: The quality inspector took the shoddy work back to the assembly line to confront the workers

throw out
throw out
(v) to dispose of
Example: You'll be thrown out if you don't pay the rent.

uniformly /ˈjuːnɪfɔːmli/
(adv) the same in all parts and at all times
Example: The principles were applied uniformly across all the departments

wrinkle /ˈrɪŋkl/
(n) a line or small fold in your skin, especially on your face, that forms as you get older
Example: A wrinkle in the finish can be repaired more economically before a sale than after