from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of inspecting.
- n. Official examination or review, as of barracks or troops.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Act of examining something, often closely.
- n. Organization that checks that certain laws or rules are obeyed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of inspecting or looking at carefully; a strict or prying examination; close or careful scrutiny; investigation.
- n. The act of overseeing; official examination or superintendence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of inspecting; critical examination; close or careful survey; specifically, a formal or official inquiry by actual observation into the state, efficiency, safety, quality, etc., of something of special moment, as troops, police, buildings, steam-vessels, drugs, etc.
- n. Synonyms Investigation, Search, etc. See examination.
- n. A district subject to official inspection.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a formal or official examination
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.
Of course the inspection is fine but sometimes along the way stuff goes missing. gpkisner
A mold inspection is initially visual but can also include a lab analysis.
Deep packet inspection is just one seemingly neutral technological application that can have a significant impact on privacy rights and other basic civil liberties, especially as market forces, the enthusiasm of technologists and the influence of national security interests grow stronger.
They are doing their inspection from the zero level of the pad.
In any case, anyone who either goes out of status or who successfully evades border inspection is still subject to deportation.
I have some issues with the way meat inspection is done in this country, * but in both these cases, one is regulating an interstate, tangible good.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency whistleblower who told his union last summer about plans to cut already-stretched resources for meat inspection is still unemployed.
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