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spot check

noun
1.
a random sampling or quick sample investigation:
A spot check showed that at least ten percent of the items were defective.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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spot check

noun
1.
a quick random examination
2.
a check made without prior warning
verb
3.
(transitive) to perform a spot check on
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