What is quality?

  • (noun): An essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone.
    Example: "The quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on quality:

Kid Eternity - At Quality Comics
... Kid Eternity Publication information Publisher Quality Comics, later DC Comics/Vertigo First appearance Hit Comics #25 (December, 1942), Quality Comics Created by Otto ... However, December 1942 saw the entire line-up of comics at Quality change their features (if not always the cover feature) ... The character proved to be popular enough that when Quality Comics began expanding their post-war line, the Kid got his own self-titled comic book, Kid Eternity, in the Spring of 1946 ...
Kid Eternity
... drawn by Sheldon Moldoff, and published by Quality Comics in December 1942 ... All of Quality's intellectual properties were sold to DC Comics in 1956 (though most of the said properties lapsed into public domain by that point), including the character ... "Busy" Arnold, the owner of Quality Comics decided to leave the comic business entirely for the more profitable arena of Men's Adventure Magazines ...
Due Diligence - Examples - Supplier Quality Engineering
... or source surveillance, or the performance of quality duties such as PVA (Process Validation Assessment) or System Audits with a certain standard of care ... Due diligence in supplier quality (also known as due care) is the effort made by an "SQE" (Supplier Quality Engineer) to validate conformance of product provided by the seller to the purchaser ...
Edinburgh Festival Fringe - Criticism - Quality
... Over the years this approach has led to adverse criticism about the quality of the Fringe. 1982–1986) in his book Sore Throats Overdrafts, "No-one can say what the quality will be like overall ...
Frankincense - Quality
... Frankincense comes in many types, and its quality is based on color, purity, aroma, age, and shape ...

More definitions of "quality":

  • (adj): Of high social status.
    Example: "People of quality"; "a quality family"
  • (noun): High social status.
    Example: "A man of quality"
  • (noun): A degree or grade of excellence or worth.
    Example: "The quality of students has risen"
    Synonyms: caliber, calibre
  • (noun): A characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something.
    Example: "Each town has a quality all its own"
    Synonyms: character, lineament
  • (noun): (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound).
    Synonyms: timbre, timber, tone

Famous quotes containing the word quality:

    To understand the true quality of people, you must look into their minds, and examine their pursuits and aversions.
    Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121–80)

    The pleasure we derive from the representation of the present is due, not only to the beauty it can be clothed in, but also to its essential quality of being the present.
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)

    Working parents are often told that it is the quality of time, rather than the quantity of time one spends with children, that is significant. Unfortunately, good quality time is difficult to define, to measure, and to make happen on schedule.
    Joyce Portner (20th century)