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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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Meanwhile, Nortilawati said the spot check on October 8 was only conducted on the site which was the subject of the complaint by the NGO and was conducted away from the present landslide scene.
He said the restaurant had a contract with a pest control company and had called them two weeks before the spot check because of mice activity.
But angry publicans say they have been "stitched up" in the spot check, which they said fails to take a number of issues into account - like customers being offered a top up.
If the spot check shows no signs of eavesdropping, Alice and Bob use the remaining bits--the ones they haven't compared over the phone--as their key.--Davide Castelvecchi
Thanks again and shouts out to AppleMom for hooking us up with the day trip and the spot check.
A second pilot was implemented that incorporated the Spot Check concept which will be discussed below.
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.
Clr Michael Watson (Con, Denby Dale), who is on Kirklees Licensing Committee, said he was anxious to see at first hand how the spot check operation worked.
The people caught in the spot check include 196 street vendors, 63 beggars, 20 car washers and three illegal butchers and fish cleaners.
The hospital says the day of the spot check - Monday this week - was a particularly busy period and patients are sometimes forced to wait on trolleys until a bed becomes available.
"Three drivers were immediately suspended for faults and a further four are to face prosecution following the spot check.
The spot check identified some inconsistencies in relation to training in infection control.
The spot check visits are carried out by Healthcare Inspectorate Wales and follow concerns raised by the public and patients about cleanliness in hospitals.
The spot check revealed several maintenance issues and damaged furniture on wards.
The CSC said the spot check is also a way to determine if the human resource policies crafted are implemented on the ground and to address gaps through feedback gathered, especially in the provision of frontline services.