a formal or official examination
"the platoon stood ready for review"; "we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator"
Act of examining something, often closely.
Upon closer inspection, the animal turned out to be a dolphin, not a shark!
Organization that checks that certain laws or rules are obeyed.
The inspection fined the restaurant's owner because the kitchen was dirty.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A person may look over a matter in order to survey it carefully in its entirety, or he may look over it with no attention to the thing itself because his gaze and thought are concentrated on something beyond; oversight has thus two contrasted senses, in the latter sense denoting inadvertent error or omission, and in the former denoting watchful supervision, commonly implying constant personal presence; superintendence requires only so much of presence or communication as to know that the superintendent's wishes are carried out; the superintendent of a railroad will personally oversee very few of its operations; the railroad company has supreme direction of all its affairs without superintendence or oversight. Control is used chiefly with reference to restraint or the power of restraint; a good horseman has a restless horse under perfect control; there is no high character without self-control. Surveillance is an invidious term signifying watching with something of suspicion. Compare CARE; NEGLECT.
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How to use inspection in a sentence?
The explosion of the number of [ deforestation ] alerts in the past couple of months should lead to an intensification of inspection operations, but that hasn't happened.
The visual inspection occurred to ensure the safety of coalition personnel at At Tanf garrison. Once the F-15 pilot identified the aircraft as a Mahan Air passenger plane, the F-15 safely opened distance from the aircraft, the professional intercept was conducted in accordance with international standards.
It’s obvious he’s doing an inspection. Kevin’s wearing his blue wool firefighter pants, he’s got a radio and [a department] jacket and shirt on, it’s unfortunate that somebody would mistake an Oakland firefighter, a professional who would go into harm’s way every day to protect citizens, as someone who was there for criminal intent. Kevin’s out there doing his job well and representing the Oakland Fire Department with the highest integrity.
An initial visual inspection has been carried out from the platform's standby vessel and a specialist inspection team is being mobilized to assess the damage to the platform.
With an organism like listeria, you cannot do a visual inspection.
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- inspeccióCatalan, Valencian
- prohlídka, kontrola, inspekceCzech
- Prüfung, InspektionGerman
- εξέταση, επιθεώρησηGreek
- katsastus, tarkastelu, tutkiminen, tarkastus, tarkastusvirastoFinnish
- esame, ispezione, controlloItalian
- inspectie, onderzoek, keuringDutch
- inspectare, controlare, inspecționareRomanian
- проверка, инспекция, осмотрRussian
- kiểm traVietnamese
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