Inspection definitions

ĭn-spĕk'shən
The act of inspecting.
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Critical examination.
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Official examination or review, as of barracks or troops.
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Official examination or review, as of troops.
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The definition of an inspection is a thorough examination.

An example of an inspection is checking a house for any types of plumbing or electrical problems.

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A detailed examination of objects, such as goods or discovery materials, to determine qualities such as fitness, relevance, or consistency with a prior description.
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Act of examining something, often closely.

Upon closer inspection, the animal turned out to be a dolphin, not a shark!

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Organization that checks that certain laws or rules are obeyed.

The inspection fined the restaurant's owner because the kitchen was dirty.

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Origin of inspection

From Middle French, from Old French inspeccion, from Latin inspectiō (“examination, inspection”), from the verb inspectō (“I inspect”), from spectō (“I observe, I watch”), frequentive of speciō (“I look at”).