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QUALIFICATION TEST

A one-time test performed by manufacturer to evaluate the ability of an item to operate correctly as specified.

QUALIFIED PRODUCTS LIST

An established list of standardized products which assures efficiency, economy, compatibility and/or maintenance reliability of MTA purchased products.

QUALIFIED TECHNICIAN

A technician who has been determined to be qualified (i.e., meeting some minimun standard) to perform specific duties.

QUALITATIVE

Those inductive or deductive analytical approaches which are oriented toward relative, non-measurable and subjective values. (NTSC)