Examination meaning

ĭg-zăm'ə-nā'shən
An examining or being examined; investigation; inspection; checkup; scrutiny; inquiry; testing.
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A set of questions or exercises testing knowledge or skill.
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The definition of an examination is a detailed investigation, the act of conducting the detailed investigation or is a formal test of your knowledge or skills in a given area.

An example of an examination is when scientists and other experts examine a crash site and crash data to determine why and how the accident occurred.

An example of an examination is when you take a science test to see how well you understand science.

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A set of questions asked in testing or interrogating; test.
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The act of examining or the state of being examined.

The examination of the evidence.

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The questioning of a witness by a lawyer or other party other than the one who called that person, with respect to matters about which the witness has testified during direct examination.
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A witness’s initial questioning by the lawyer who called that person, in order to introduce matters of fact in a case. Leading questions should be avoided by the attorney conducting direct examination.
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Questioning of a witness by the party who called that witness, following cross examination, to attempt to clarify or rebut any damaging testimony that might have come out during cross examination. Normally, redirect, as it is also known, is limited to the scope of the subject matter examined in cross examination, although the judge may make an exception.
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The act of examining.
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Particularly, an inspection by a medical professional to establish the extent and nature of any sickness or injury.
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A formal test involving answering written or oral questions with no or limited access to text books or the like.
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A formal interrogation.

Examination of the witness.

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An investigation or inspection made for the purpose of diagnosis.
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In litigation, the questioning of a witness under oath, either at trial or in a deposition; the Patent and Trademark Office investigation into the validity of a patent application.
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Origin of examination

  • From Old French examinacion, from Latin examinatio
    From Wiktionary