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inspection

[in′spek·shən]
(industrial engineering)
The critical examination of a product to determine its conformance to applicable quality standards or specifications.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Inspection

An onsite examination of construction to determine whether it is being performed according to the drawings, specifications, and building codes; may include examination of concrete reinforcement, repointing, steel connections, and waterproofing installations.
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inspection

1. Examination of work completed or in progress to determine its compliance with contract requirements.
2. Examination of the work by a public official, owner’s representative, or others.
3. The process of measuring or checking materials, workmanship, or methods for conformance with quality controls, specifications, and/or standards.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

inspection

(testing)
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.
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