Commentary: EXAMINATION[+event] scrutiny - the act of examining something closely
Her examination was at 9am but the doctor had to reschedule.
George makes sure to do a daily examination of Fido's paws to check for blisters.
The Jesuits do a daily examination of conscience.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1 4
Commentary: exam - a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
When the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions.
George can remember every question on the test.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: EXAMINATION[+event] interrogation, interrogatory - formal systematic questioning
The third degree is a severe examination.
The examination took place during the interview and lasted only ten minutes.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 3
Commentary: EXAMINATION[+event] the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned
The company's annual examination will be on Tuesday at 9:00am.
Placement examination will be on August 15th.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 5