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Characteristic - definition(s)

Characteristic - The factors, elements or measures that define and differentiate a process, function, product, service or other entity.

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Source: American Society for Quality, 10 September 2010 09:37:32, External

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Characteristic - A characteristic is a definable or measurable feature of a process, product, or variable.

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Source: iSixSigma, 06 January 2011 08:00:48, External

Characteristic - A characteristic is a distinctive feature or property of something. Characteristics can be inherent or assigned. An inherent characteristic exists in something or is a permanent feature of something, while an assigned characteristic is a feature that is attributed or attached to something.

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Source: Praxium Research Group Ltd, 08 March 2011 09:44:44, External

Characteristic - Any property or attribute of a datum, item, process, or service that is distinct, describable, and/or measurable.

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Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, 16 March 2011 09:37:50, External

Characteristic - a distinguishing feature of a process or its output.

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Source: The Quality Portal, 03 April 2011 08:48:47, External




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