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Definition of "inspection" []

  • The act of inspecting. (noun)
  • Official examination or review, as of barracks or troops. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inspection" in a sentence
  • "It must be highlighted that the use to this kind of inspection is frequent in the UK and the success rate is of 100%."
  • "You know this because every time a fire inspection is done, you get threatening emails from the poor sod who had to accompany the fire officer around the station, kicking the fire extinguishers away from the fire doors that they prop open for the rest of the year."
  • "The Sept. 28 inspection is part of an agency crackdown that began after 29 miners died and two were seriously injured in an explosion at Massey's Upper Big Branch mine in nearby Raleigh County."