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assign (something) to

To designate someone as responsible for doing something, or as responsible for having done something. Oh, I already assigned that project to Nicole. Since I was driving when we got into the accident, they assigned the blame to me.
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assign someone or something to someone or something

to designate someone or something as belonging to someone or something else. They assigned the new car to Roger. They assigned the new worker to the mail room.
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assign something to someone

to attribute something to someone; to blame something on someone. We were forced to assign the blame to Robert. They assigned the responsibility for the accident to the driver of the car.
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Once this baseline is established, as well as a con-elation with downstream quality problems, a Six Sigma team (representing different areas of manufacturing, compounding and laboratory testing) brainstorms on possible assignable causes of this variation.
2) There are two assignable causes, say assignable cause 1 and assignable cause 2, which influence the process parameters.
Electronic (analog or digital) and keyboard entry of data and assignable causes is provided.
The court based this holding on its determination that the rights to the proceeds of the letter of credit were assignable under state law, even though the letter was nontransferable.
A process is out of control when it is influenced by assignable causes.
Also, MDR dynamic properties can be use in a production sensing for diagnostics of assignable caustatics of variation.
Any expense not directly assignable to a segment (even though an allocation formula seems rational) should be excluded from the analysis.
Evans and Lindsay[4] introduced an expert system which may assist in determining assignable cause and suggesting corrective actions, based on the patterns in terms of process changes.
Basically, this means the batches currently in production are running as usual, with no assignable causes of variation affecting the quality.