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spot check

1. noun An inspection that is random and/or occurs only for a limited time. Because I've gotten reports that some of you are abandoning your posts early, there will be spot checks for the foreseeable future.
2. verb To make such an inspection. Because I've gotten reports that some of you are abandoning your posts early, I will be spot checking you all for the foreseeable future.
See also: check, spot
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Spot checks are now required twice yearly as required in ALNAV 070/07, DTG 042232Z of Oct.
Figure 11 illustrates the number of annual permit inspections and the backlog that had developed prior to the spot check program, and the number of permit and spot check inspections that were able to be performed after the spot check program was implemented.
I READ in Tuesday's Examiner (October 6) with regard to the story of Kirklees Council carrying out spot checks on taxi drivers.
PUBS across Stockton are being told to ensure drinkers are not short changed this Christmas after a spot check found a number serving short measures.
In another case, same spot check team at the same spot intercepted a Suzuki Mehran Car registered No.
Global Banking News-June 4, 2012--UK FSA to spot check on financial companies(C)2012 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
The people caught in the spot check include 196 street vendors, 63 beggars, 20 car washers and three illegal butchers and fish cleaners.
Officers from the UK Border Agency carried out a spot check at Benny's Chicken takeaway, in Church Street, on November 1 to check the immigration status of all staff working there.
SPOT CHECK: Officers carrying out safety checks on taxis in Tyneside
But Kwik-Fit's annual nationwide tyre spot check found that 46 per cent of cars in the UK are driven with at least one under-inflated tyre.
A WIRRAL restaurant was fined more than pounds 10,000 after dead flies and rotting food were found during a spot check by environmental health officers.
Following the spot check, Liberal MP Donald Gorrie met with management at the airport and received assurances that training will be intensified and that the airport will consider quicker rotations for staff screening bags at security points according to PA News.
The Welsh Ambulance Service promises immediate action - let's hope the next unannounced spot check will find that they have kept their word.
Spot check truancy sweeps in Stockton have revealed a drop in the number of youngsters skipping school.