Meaning of INSPECTION in English

— inspectional , adj.

/in spek"sheuhn/ , n.

1. the act of inspecting or viewing, esp. carefully or critically: an inspection of all luggage on the plane.

2. formal or official viewing or examination: an inspection of the troops.

[ 1350-1400; ME inspeccio ( u ) n inspection- (s. of inspectio ). See INSPECT, -ION ]

Syn. 2. See examination .

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