spot-check

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verb \ ˈspät-ˌchek \

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


SPOT-CHECK Defined for English Language Learners

spot-check

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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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