What does the word inspection mean?

Usage examples for inspection

  1. 3024. As will be seen by inspection of Fig. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. Our books are open for inspection at any time. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  3. He gathered them up, and took them nearer to the light for an inspection. – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard