The act or process of inspecting or looking at carefully; a strict or prying examination; close or careful scrutiny; investigation.
The act of overseeing; official examination or superintendence.
See EVALUATION (2).
Measuring, examining, testing and gauging one or more characteristics of a product or service and comparing the results with specified requirements to determine whether conformity is achieved for each characteristic.
Physical examination of a property or commodity to confirm that it meets the standards of the contract. see also home inspection.
The process of measuring, examining and testing to compare a characteristic of an item with specified requirements.
an activity undertaken in a school building, or a public or commercial building, to determine the presence or location, or to assess the condition of, friable or non-friable asbestos-containing building material (ACBM) or suspected ACBM, whether by visual or physical examination, or by collecting samples of such material. This term includes reinspection of friable and non-friable known or assumed ACBM which has been previously identified.
A manual testing technique in which program documents [specifications (requirements, design), source code or user's manuals] are examined in a very formal and disciplined manner to discover errors, violations of standards and other problems. Checklists are a typical vehicle used in accomplishing this technique. See: static analysis, code audit, code inspection, code review, code walkthrough.
Critical examination. Close or careful survey of work, materials, etc.
The examination or review of your vehicle's components by a certified mechanic. A vehicle will pass a pre-warranty inspection only after the mechanic attests to the proper working condition of all components of your vehicle. Inspections are required by some warranty plans for higher mileage or older vehicles.
Latin inspectus = examined, hence, visual examination.
The systematic examination of a commercial motor vehicle and its driver to determine their overall safety fitness.
report An examination of a home's exterior, foundation, framing, plumbing, electrical system, heating, air conditioning, fireplace, kitchen, bathroom, roofing and interior.
Inspection is a broad category of usability evaluation methods. It is part two of the "Usability Evaluation Toolbox". In the inspection approach, usability specialists, users and other professionals examine usability related aspects of a user interface. Numerous methods exist for doing inquiries. For more information see: Inspection.
Close examination of film or tape to identify technical characteristics and physical condition.
Many homebuyers make their offer on a home contingent on a passable inspection. A qualified home inspector examines structural components and gives you a written report of any defects in the home. Once you know if there are any problems, you may negotiate with the seller to make repairs or accept the house "as is." Remember, the appraisal that the bank orders is not a home inspection. The appraiser considers whether the home is adequate collateral for the loan you want and does not inspect for all possible defects.
A method of validation based on individual examination of the item under consideration. Inspections are useful for finding difficult problems in code. Contrast with review.
An examination of a property by the buyer, agent, title insurance company, or other interested party.
a formal or official examination; "the platoon stood ready for review"; "we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator"
a formal evaluation technique in which software requirements, design, or code are examined in detail by more than one person to detect defects, violations of development standards, and other problems
a method of conducting such an evaluation, but is not the only method
an evaluation of the property to determine if there are any specific problems that could change its value
an examination into the environmental affairs of a single regulated facility, to see whether it is in compliance with environmental requirements
an important tool in evaluating the soundness of a structure, but there are limitations
an independent examination by a professional to discover unknown conditions that neither the buyer nor seller were aware of
an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a home, from roof to foundation," according to the American Society of Home Inspectors' Web site
a procedure whereby a sample of fish from a population is selected and examined for the presence of certain pathogenic organisms
a third-party evaluation of the accessible structural and mechanical systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation
a thorough visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a property for the purpose of providing an objective, independent, professional opinion about the condition of the property
a visual examination by highly trained professionals to verify and record that the equipment appears to be in operating condition and free of physical damage and obstruction
a visual examination of a facility and/or equipment to identify, report and eliminate or control hazards that could cause accidents before they result in loss
a visual examination of a length of street against the photographic standards in the Code of Practice for Litter and Refuse
a visual examination of the property detailing the current conditions found during the process
Specified date, time and place property is available for prospective buyer viewing and evaluation. Also known as a PREVIEW.
an evaluation of the property to find out if there are any problems with it that could change its value. The inspection also helps you decide if there are any items that you want the seller to repair before the final contract is signed. The inspector is expected to carefully examine the entire house, inside and out. Then he or she writes up a detailed report that indicates any problems found.
An examination of property to see if it is free of termites, etc., as well as to see if required repairs were made before the home is sold or if there are repairs required.
Examination and testing of goods, services, and construction for materials, components, intermediate assemblies, and end items, to determine whether the goods, services, and construction conform to contract requirements. Inspection does not constitute acceptance.
(1) The process of examining a pipe using a nondestructive testing technique to look for anomalies or to evaluate the nature or severity of an indication. (2) The process of running a configuration tool or an in-line inspection tool through a pipe to detect anomalies.
Examination and/or testing of merchandise to determine whether it has been received in the proper quantity and condition, and to verify that it conforms to the applicable specifications.
The examination of the house by a building inspector selected by the purchaser.
Appearance of a product falls into one of two categories: PRIMA = first rate or highest quality selection and SEKUNDA = second rate or the next level. Every employee who partakes in the production of glass inspects each piece that passes through his or her hands. Not only is each piece sorted by every employee who handles it but it also passes through an inspection station where all products are examined. Those that are of the highest quality or PRIMA are signed on the bottom. Glass is a "living" material. The hands-on work methods we employ ensure that each glass is individual or unique. We firmly believe that this uniqueness is evidence of the art of our trade.
The examination of the house by an expert selected by the purchaser.
The examination of your vehicle's components by a certified mechanic. A pre-warranty inspection is when a certified mechanic attests to the proper working condition of all components of your vehicle. Inspections are required by some auto warranty plans for higher mileage or older vehicles.
An examination of a property or building to determine condition or quality for a particular purpose such as an assessment of structural or termite damage.
the examination, measurement and testing of the characteristics of products or services to determine acceptability and record inspection data.
A formal evaluation technique in which software requirements, design, or code are examined in detail by a person or group with the author to detect problems. Contrast with walk-through. See also code audit.
Activities such as measuring, examining, testing, gauging one or more characteristic s of a product or service and comparing these with specified requirements to determine conformity. [D00838] ISO 8402 QMPP Examination or measurement of work to verify whether an item or activity conforms to a specific requirement. [D00836] PMK87 Examining and testing of supplies and services (including, when appropriate, raw material components, and intermediate assemblies) to determine whether they conform to contract requirements. [D00837] FAR 46.101 QMPP formal evaluation technique in which some artifact ( model, document, software) is examined by a person or group other than the originator, to detect fault s, violations of development standards, and other problem [D04735] RUP
Concerning autos, it's themechanical evaluation of aused autothat is advised before buying the vehicle. The inspection should be performed by an independent auto mechanic.
An evaluation to determine if lead-based paint is present in housing and where it is located.
An evaluation of the structural and mechanical condition of a property.
Whenever a permit is required, it is necessary to schedule a time for a city or county building inspector to visit your home and examine the work.
A visit to a federal depository library by a person employed by the GPO for the purpose of determining if the library is complying with regulations. The Inspector examines federal document collections and talks with library staff members. A written report and evaluation follow the personal visit. Inspections generally occur every five years and are currently being replaced by self-studies. http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/fdlp/selfstudy/index.html
Non-destructive examination of a work piece to verify conformance to some criteria.
The examination of a piece of property, its buildings or other amenities.
The systematic evaluation of a used car.
The examination of an entity to determine whether it conforms to prescribed requirements. (see also ISO 9000 clause 3.8.2)
Activities such as measuring, examining, testing, gauging one or more characteristics of a product or service and comparing these with specified requirements to determine conformity. (ISO 8402: 1986, 3.14)
A semiformal to formal technique in which software requirements, design, or code are examined in detail by a person or group other than the originator to detect errors. See Peer Review, Walk-through.
The conformity evaluation by observation and judgment accompanied as appropriate by measurement, testing, or gauging.
The mechanical and physical evaluation of an auto.
In some instances, GEICO policyholders will be asked to have their auto inspected. This inspection is not a safety inspection but is intended to reduce insurance fraud by verifying the condition of the auto and making sure that the auto exists.
The visual examination from ground level of fire protection equipment.
An evaluation of the condition of a property by a professional.
The process of measuring, examining, testing, or otherwise comparing a unit of product with the requirements for it.
Examination of a property to see that it meets the standards of the contract, of the lender and of the buyer.
The process all race teams go through at least three times per weekend. The NASCAR officials approve cars to race, qualify, and practice, along with checking the cars for safety features. Teams' car bodies must conform to NASCAR's templates to race. Additionally, the engines and chassis will be examined.
A physical examination of a person, document or other thing, such as a home.
An examination, viewing or checking over for the purpose of ascertaining the quality, authenticity or conditions of an item or product.
The visual examination of the body using the eyes and a lighted instrument if needed. The sense of smell may also be used.
Every home buyer should demand this independent, third-party examination of the property prior to the sale. If the inspector finds a problem, such as a bad furnace or roof, the buyer can demand repairs or a lower price as a condition of the sale. Cost to buyer: $200 to $350 for most homes. Buyers should attend inspections.
The evaluation of real estate property by a professional.
Acceptance of an offer has legal significance in that it concludes the contract and the other party cannot pull out without agreement or for due cause thereafter. Acceptance and rejection of goods is also significant in a contract in that it signifies that the buyer is happy with the goods and services supplied. A key legal question is addressing when the buyer can be considered to have accepted the goods as being of satisfactory quality. The buyer must (by law) have a reasonable opportunity to inspect or examine the goods before he can be taken to have accepted them.
The control and evaluation of lubrication and contacts on equipment and machines.
The pre-buy evaluation and selection of out of home locations based on the physical viewing of specific structures in a market.
An official examination of persons or property to detemine the fitness or readiness of a person, organization, or equipment, not made with a view to any criminal action.
An examination by those having authority; right usually reserved by an insurance company with respect to any property it insured.
The process of measuring, examining, testing, gauging, or otherwise comparing the unit with the applicable requirements or specifications.
An examination by those having authority. An insurance company usually reserves the right to inspect any property it insures.
(Vision Sensing) 1. The process of examining a part to match the part to a known "good" reference. 2. A specific file or program run in the vision software to look at a specific part. Also known as a recipe.
An systematic examination of a worksite or equipment which, in the process, is compared against an established standard.
Examination or review, which compares objects by use of an acceptable standard to rate quality and to guarantee consistency.
An inspection is, most generally, an organised examination or formal evaluation exercise. It involves the measurements, tests, and gauges applied to certain characteristics in regards to an object or activity. The results are usually compared to specified requirements and standards for determining whether the item or activity is in line with these targets.