spot-check

verb
\ ˈspät-ˌchek How to pronounce spot-check (audio) \
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spot-check. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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