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Definition of

acceptance sampling

Operations & Production

method of checking subset to test whole group a decision-making technique for assuring quality used in a manufacturing environment, in which acceptance or rejection of a batch of parts is decided by testing a sample of the batch. The sample is checked against established standards and, if it meets those standards, the whole batch is deemed acceptable.

Definitions of ’acceptance sampling’ and meaning of ’acceptance sampling’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’acceptance sampling’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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