inspection inspection  /ɪn ˈspɛk ʃən/


  • (n) a formal or official examination


  1. Blix's three-day visit to Baghdad was not an inspection mission but a diplomatic one.
  2. At the current rate of inspections, says an ATF spokeswoman, it would take 17 years to inspect all existing license holders.
  3. Blix's three-day visit to Baghdad was not an inspection mission but a diplomatic one.


  1. Inspection reveals damage to Mobile Bay's historic lighthouse could cost as much as $75,000 to repair

    The inspection comes a week after Dauphin Island Sea Lab personnel noticed broken stainless-steel tie-rods and a bent metal piling while they were working on atmospheric and water monitoring equipment attached to the 128-year-old lighthouse.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Mobile Press-Register

  2. Inspection finds no poison gas at motel pool

    BOONE — Inspectors checked a North Carolina motel where three people are presumed killed by carbon monoxide fumes from a pool water heater, but the local health department says the inspection doesn’t include checking for the poisonous gas.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Rocky Mount Telegram

  3. Inspection getting underway on Highway 43 bridge in Winona

    A yearly bridge inspection scheduled to start Monday could impact your commute all week.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WKBT La Crosse

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  1. "CPSC recalled 61 toys involving more than 25 million product units in 2007," Nord said. "Toys today are undergoing more inspection and more intense scrutiny than ever before."
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Nancy Nord Source: Washington Post

  2. "It's spreading too many diseases and costing too many lives. We need to do a better job of catching contaminated food before it ever comes close to a kitchen table. My plan addressed the gaps in the inspection process and improves recalls and...
    on Oct 14, 2009 By: Kirsten Gillibrand Source: Food Safety News

  3. "I don't want to speculate before they get in and complete their work about what the cause was, but clearly this was not something that we expected to happen given the history of this bridge, the inspection process and how this bridge was...
    on Aug 4, 2007 By: Mary Peters Source: Forbes

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