Search Result for "inspection":
1. a formal or official examination;
- Example: "the platoon stood ready for review"
- Example: "we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator"
[syn: inspection, review]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Inspection \In*spec"tion\, n. [L. inspectio: cf. F. inspection.] 1. The act or process of inspecting or looking at carefully; a strict or prying examination; close or careful scrutiny; investigation. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] With narrow search, and with inspection deep, Considered every creature. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of overseeing; official examination or superintendence. [1913 Webster] Trial by inspection (O. Eng. Law), a mode of trial in which the case was settled by the individual observation and decision of the judge upon the testimony of his own senses, without the intervention of a jury. --Abbott. [1913 Webster]The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (17 December 2009):
A formal evaluation technique in which software requirements, design, or code are examined in detail by a person or group other than the author to detect faults, violations of development standards, and other problems. (1996-05-22)Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
69 Moby Thesaurus words for "inspection": accounting, analysis, application, automatic electronic navigation, boning, brainwork, braking, checkup, computation, conning, contemplation, coordination, cram, cramming, drill, engrossment, examination, exercise, extensive study, eyeball inspection, fact distribution, forecasts, grind, grinding, headwork, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, investigation, lucubration, manipulation, mental labor, nonlinear calibrations, ocular inspection, output measurement, overhaul, overhauling, oversight, overview, perlustration, perusal, practice, probe, processing, quality control, reading, record keeping, research, restudy, restudying, review, run-through, scan, scrutiny, steering, study, studying, subject, supersonic flow detection, supervision, surveillance, survey, swotting, the eye, vetting, view, visitation, visual examination, wide reading