Inspection

In*spec"tion

(?), n. [L. inspectio: cf. F. inspection.] 1. The act or process of inspecting or looking at carefully; a strict or prying examination; close or careful scrutiny; investigation. Spenser.
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With narrow search, and with inspection deep,
Considered every creature.
Milton.
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2. The act of overseeing; official examination or superintendence.
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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. Abbott.
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