inspection-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: examining closely

Commentary: INSPECTION[+event] The act of examining something. Often used as a shorthand for tests.

The elevators are undergoing an inspection.
John realized, on closer inspection, that his glasses were on top of his head.
Our platoon lined up for morning inspection.
The old car couldn't pass inspection.
Inspection of the evidence revealed that Dr. Moriarty was the killer.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1