spot-check


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spot check

n.
An inspection or investigation that is carried out at random or limited to a few instances.

spot′-check′ v.

spot′ check`


n.
a random, quick sampling or investigation.

spot′-check`



v.t.
1. to examine or investigate with a spot check.
v.i.
2. to conduct a spot check.
spot′-check`er, n.

spot-check


Past participle: spot-checked
Gerund: spot-checking

Imperative
spot-check
spot-check
Present
I spot-check
you spot-check
he/she/it spot-checks
we spot-check
you spot-check
they spot-check
Preterite
I spot-checked
you spot-checked
he/she/it spot-checked
we spot-checked
you spot-checked
they spot-checked
Present Continuous
I am spot-checking
you are spot-checking
he/she/it is spot-checking
we are spot-checking
you are spot-checking
they are spot-checking
Present Perfect
I have spot-checked
you have spot-checked
he/she/it has spot-checked
we have spot-checked
you have spot-checked
they have spot-checked
Past Continuous
I was spot-checking
you were spot-checking
he/she/it was spot-checking
we were spot-checking
you were spot-checking
they were spot-checking
Past Perfect
I had spot-checked
you had spot-checked
he/she/it had spot-checked
we had spot-checked
you had spot-checked
they had spot-checked
Future
I will spot-check
you will spot-check
he/she/it will spot-check
we will spot-check
you will spot-check
they will spot-check
Future Perfect
I will have spot-checked
you will have spot-checked
he/she/it will have spot-checked
we will have spot-checked
you will have spot-checked
they will have spot-checked
Future Continuous
I will be spot-checking
you will be spot-checking
he/she/it will be spot-checking
we will be spot-checking
you will be spot-checking
they will be spot-checking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spot-checking
you have been spot-checking
he/she/it has been spot-checking
we have been spot-checking
you have been spot-checking
they have been spot-checking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spot-checking
you will have been spot-checking
he/she/it will have been spot-checking
we will have been spot-checking
you will have been spot-checking
they will have been spot-checking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spot-checking
you had been spot-checking
he/she/it had been spot-checking
we had been spot-checking
you had been spot-checking
they had been spot-checking
Conditional
I would spot-check
you would spot-check
he/she/it would spot-check
we would spot-check
you would spot-check
they would spot-check
Past Conditional
I would have spot-checked
you would have spot-checked
he/she/it would have spot-checked
we would have spot-checked
you would have spot-checked
they would have spot-checked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.spot-check - pick out random samples for examination in order to ensure high quality
insure, see to it, ensure, ascertain, check, assure, control, see - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
Translations

spot-check

[ˈspɒtˌtʃek] VTrevisar en el acto
see also spot D
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