average outgoing quality limit
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average outgoing quality limit[′av·rij ′au̇t‚gō·iŋ ′kwäl·əd·ē ‚lim·ət]
The average quality of all lots that pass quality inspection, expressed in terms of percent defective. Abbreviated AOQL.
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