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in·spec·tion

 (ĭn-spĕk′shən)
n.
1. The act of inspecting.
2. Official examination or review, as of barracks or troops.

in·spec′tion·al adj.
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in•spec•tion

(ɪnˈspɛk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of inspecting.
2. formal or official viewing or examination.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
in•spec′tion•al, adj.
syn: See examination.
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inspection

In arms control, physical process of determining compliance with arms control measures.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inspection - a formal or official examinationinspection - a formal or official examination; "the platoon stood ready for review"; "we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator"
checkout, check-out procedure, check - the act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
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inspection

noun
1. examination, investigation, scrutiny, scan, look-over, once-over (informal) Closer inspection reveals that they are banded with yellow.
2. check, search, investigation, review, survey, examination, scan, scrutiny, supervision, surveillance, look-over, once-over (informal), checkup, recce (slang), superintendence A routine inspection of the vessel turned up 50 kg of the drug.
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inspection

noun
1. The act of examining carefully:
Informal: going-over.
2. A close or systematic study:
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Translations
kontrola
besigtigelseundersøgelse
megvizsgálásszemrevételezés
skoîun, rannsókn; könnun
pregled
denetlemeincelemeteftiş etme

inspection

[ɪnˈspekʃən]
A. N
1. [of goods, premises, school] → inspección f; [of ticket, document] → revisión f
on closer inspection it turned out to be a faketras un examen más minucioso resultó ser falso
2. (Mil) [of troops] → revista f
B. CPD inspection pit N (Aut) → foso m de reconocimiento
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

inspection

[ɪnˈspɛkʃən]
n
(for official purposes) [premises, site, equipment, goods] → inspection f
to carry out an inspection → effectuer une inspection
to carry out an inspection of sth → effectuer une inspection de qch safety inspection, pitch inspection
(= examination) [object, document] → inspection f
closer inspection → une inspection plus approfondie
[ticket] → contrôle m
modif [team, report] → d'inspection
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

inspection

n
Kontrolle f, → Prüfung f; (medical) → Untersuchung f; (of school, hotel etc)Inspektion f; to make an inspection of somethingetw kontrollieren or prüfen; of school etcetw inspizieren; on inspectionbei näherer Betrachtung or Prüfung; customs inspectionZollkontrolle f; for your inspectionzur Prüfung; (documents also) → zur Einsicht; inspection copyAnsichtsexemplar nt; inspection process (Tech etc) → Überprüfungsverfahren ntor -prozess m
(Mil) → Inspektion f
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inspection

[ɪnˈspɛkʃn] n (of goods) → controllo, ispezione f; (of ticket, document) → controllo (Mil) (of school) → ispezione
on inspection it was found that → ad un controllo si scoprì che
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

inspect

(inˈspekt) verb
1. to look at, or examine, carefully or formally. He inspected the bloodstains.
2. to visit (eg a restaurant or school) officially, to make sure that it is properly run. Cafés must be regularly inspected to find out if they are kept clean.
3. to look at (troops etc) ceremonially. The Queen will inspect the regiment.
inˈspection (-ʃən) noun
inˈspector noun
1. a person appointed to inspect. a school inspector.
2. a police officer below a superintendent and above a sergeant in rank.
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in·spec·tion

n. inspección.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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"Well," said the monarch, observing her inspection of the royal person, "how do you like me?"
He begun its inspection without delay, scouring it from cellar to garret.
She held out her hands for his inspection. What diagnosis of her case the young man may have thought it best to conceal with a smile the historian is unable to state, but for himself he feels bound to say that fingers looking less stiff, and showing fewer evidences of even insensible pain, have seldom been submitted for medical inspection by even the fairest patient desiring a prescription of unfamiliar scenes.
They had no authority beyond that; for the inspection of meat to be sold in the city and state the whole force in Packingtown consisted of three henchmen of the local political machine!*
My first cursory inspection of the face of the cliffs filled my heart with forebodings, since nowhere could I discern, except where the weird herald stood still shrieking his shrill summons, the faintest indication of even a bare foothold upon the lofty escarpment.
The first of these is the court of inspection over the behaviour of the magistrates when they have quitted their office; the second is to punish those who have injured the public; the third is to take cognisance of those causes in which the state is a party; the fourth is to decide between magistrates and private persons, who appeal from a fine laid upon them; the fifth is to determine disputes which may arise concerning contracts of great value; the sixth is to judge between foreigners, and of murders, of which there are different species; and these may all be tried by the same judges or by different ones; for there are murders of malice prepense and of chance-medley; there is also justifiable homicide, where the fact is admitted, and the legality of it disputed.
All the servants of the castle, under the inspection of the officers, were sent into the city in quest of provisions, and ten horsemen were dispatched to the preserves of Chambord to seek for game, to the fisheries of Beuvion for fish, and to the gardens of Chaverny for fruits and flowers.
After inspection the two would come up with a song from the sea," Moti Guj, all black and shining, waving a torn tree branch twelve feet long in his trunk, and Deesa knotting up his own long wet hair.
When I went in, his valet was standing before him, holding up for inspection a heavy volume of etchings, as long and as broad as my office writing-desk.
All the papers relative to the enterprise were accordingly submitted to my inspection. Among them were journals and letters narrating expeditions by sea, and journeys to and fro across the Rocky Mountains by routes before untravelled, together with documents illustrative of savage and colonial life on the borders of the Pacific.
Vernon and her niece; for the former soon perceived, by the style of Frederica's letters, that they were written under her mother's inspection! and therefore, deferring all particular enquiry till she could make it personally in London, ceased writing minutely or often.
I can have you under close inspection without that.

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