spot-check

verb \ ˈspät-ˌchek \

Definition of spot-check

: to sample or investigate quickly or at random
: to make a spot check

First Known Use of spot-check

1920

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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Definition of spot-check for English Language Learners

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


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