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inspect

[in′spekt]
(industrial engineering)
To examine an object to determine whether it conforms to standards; may employ sight, hearing, touch, odor, or taste.
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It will be ready in three days," promised the King, and hurried away to inspect the work and see that the Nomes kept busy.
Involuntarily I shrank back as one of the creatures approached to inspect us.
I glanced at Perry as the thing passed me to inspect him.
I have to inspect a new pattern of camp beadstead," he explained calmly.
Cocky, staring at the open door, was in just the stage of determining whether or not he should more closely inspect that crack of exit to the wider world, which inspection, in turn, would determine whether or not he should venture out through the crack, when his eyes beheld the eyes of the second discoverer staring in.
He is going in a Government vessel to inspect the lighthouses on the North of Scotland, and on the Orkney and Shetland Islands--and, having noticed how worn and ill my poor boy looks, he most kindly invites George to be his guest on the voyage.
The suitors of Penelope are buried by their kinsmen, and Odysseus, after sacrificing to the Nymphs, sails to Elis to inspect his herds.
He got down from the table and crossed the room to inspect the ruins.
With this automated inspection system, our customer inspects more than 100,000 of the same type of part in each run, and transitions seamlessly from part to part, inspecting as many as 20 different parts in a day," Altman noted.
The smart pig inspects straight lines and navigates short radius one-diameter bends.
But despite the hundreds of complaints, Humphreys said fewer than 1 percent of the gas pumps his office inspects overcharge customers.
For the source-separated C&D wood, Florida Wood Recycling inspects each load as it enters the facility.