In*spec"tion (?), n. [L. inspectio: cf. F. inspection.]


The act or process of inspecting or looking at carefully; a strict or prying examination; close or careful scrutiny; investigation.


With narrow search, and with inspection deep, Considered every creature. Milton.


The act of overseeing; official examination or superintendence.

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.



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