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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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The new rainbow(R) DCI-mini reusable spot-check sensor is ideal for clinics, public health programmes, and hospital emergency departments.
Spot-check SpHb can supplement laboratory hemoglobin measurements by providing noninvasive and quick assessment of a patient's hemoglobin, along with oxygen saturation and pulse rate.
DAILY POST SAYS - PAGE 8 SPOT-checks at ambulance stations found paramedics were wearing too much jewellery, did not have time to decontaminate stretchers and were going home for showers due to the poor facilities.
The leaked report shows the kitchen spot-check, by Gardner Merchant boss Kathy Jones earlier this month, also found:
The new rainbow DCI-mini reusable spot-check sensor is ideal for clinics, public health programmes, and hospital emergency departments.
A number of concerns were also highlighted during the cleanliness spot-check that were consistent issues for all three of the wards we visited, including: cluttered domestic rooms with dirty equipment and inappropriate items being stored and overfilled clinical waste bags.
DRIVERS across the UK will be asked to cough up if their vehicle fails to pass a roadside exhaust spot-check, a government spokesman has announced.
Contract notice: Care and maintenance of the works area spot-check of lapland ely centers.