Simple Definition of inspection
: the act of looking at something closely in order to learn more about it, to find problems, etc. : the act of inspecting something
: an official visit to a school, hospital, etc., in order to see if rules are being followed and things are in their proper condition
Full Definition of inspection
1 a : the act of inspecting b : recognition of a familiar pattern leading to immediate solution of a mathematical problem <solve an equation by inspection>
2 : a checking or testing of an individual against established standards
Examples of inspection
Close inspection of the candles revealed some small defects.
Regular inspections are required of all restaurants in the area.
The barracks are ready for inspection.
First Known Use of inspection
Rhymes with inspection
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INSPECTION Defined for Kids
Definition of inspection
: the act of examining closely or officially
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