Inspector meaning

ĭn-spĕktər
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The definition of an inspector is a police officer ranked below a police chief, a person in the fire department who is in charge of fire prevention, or a person who is entrusted with the authority to check something to determine quality.

A police officer who reports directly to the chief is an example of an inspector.

A fire department officer who reviews public building to make sure they are safe against fire is an example of an inspector.

A person who works in a factory and who checks the finished product to make sure that it lives up to the company's quality control standards is an example of an inspector.

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One who is appointed or employed to inspect something.
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A police officer ranking next below superintendent.
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A person who inspects; official examiner; overseer.
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An officer on a police force, ranking next below a superintendent or police chief.
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A fire department officer in charge of prevention of fires, as in public buildings.
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A person employed to inspect something.
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(law enforcement) A police officer ranking below superintendent.
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Origin of inspector

  • From Latin in- + spectāre, to look.

    From Wiktionary