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			Action Committee for a United States of Europe - 

An interest group of political and trade union leaders founded by Jean Monnet in 1955 after the failure of the European Defence Community (EDC). 

 Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K.,

Related Terms: Action Committee for a United States of Europe - international | trade |

Defect - The failure of an item to meet a specific inspection criterion.

Related Terms: Defect - defectives | defects | inspection | quality | quality control | zero defects |

Defectives - The failure of an item to meet one or more a set of inspection critera.

Related Terms: Defectives - defect | defects | inspection | quality | quality control | zero defects |

Defects - Imperfections; or the characteristics which cause nonconformance or failure.

Related Terms: Defects - defect | defectives | inspection | quality | quality control | zero defects |

Failure - An operating state or condition that is outside of stated or desired results; or a state of inoperability.

Related Terms: Failure - defect | function | maintenance | malfunction | operating parameters |

Malfunction - A failure or state of operation outside of specified parameters.

Related Terms: Malfunction - defect | failure | function | maintenance | operating parameters | repair |

Reliability (1) - The duration or probability of failure-free performance under stated conditions; or the probability that an item can perform its intended function for a specified interval under stated conditions. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from Joan Smith, "An Introduction to CALS: The Strategy and the Standards", 1990

Related Terms: Reliability (1) - acquisition | component | design | engineering | logistics | maintainability | maintenance | manufacturing | performance | product | specification | support |

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Ver 4, Sep, 1999, Matthew D. Cox,
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