Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
to check or examine at random or by sampling
an act or instance of such checking
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An inspection or investigation that is carried out at random or limited to a few instances.
- spotˈ-checkˌ verb