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English definition of “statistical process control”

statistical process control

noun [U]
 
 
( abbreviation SPC)
PRODUCTION, MANAGEMENT the use of statistics to study a process in order to find out if it is working well or if it needs to be changed: To control quality, statistical process control (SPC) is often used. In China, they are making automotive bearings using the latest methods in statistical process control.
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