spot-check

verb
\ˈspät-ˌchek \
spot-checked; spot-checking; spot-checks

Definition of spot-check 

transitive verb

: to sample or investigate quickly or at random

intransitive verb

: to make a spot check

First Known Use of spot-check

1920, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of spot-check was in 1920

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spot-check

verb

English Language Learners Definition of spot-check

: to check (something) quickly for problems especially by looking at a few things or people in a group

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