Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: acceptance sampling  ak'sep-tun(t)s 'samp-ling
  1. A statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents; involves determining the maximum number of defects discovered in a sample before the entire batch is rejected

Derived forms: acceptance samplings

Type of: quality control, sample, sample distribution, sampling

Encyclopedia: Acceptance sampling