HyperDic: scrutiny

English > 2 senses of the word scrutiny:
NOUNactscrutiny, examinationthe act of examining something closely (as for mistakes / mistakes)
actscrutinya prolonged intense look
scrutiny > pronunciation
Soundsskruw'tahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > scrutiny: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of examining something closely (as for mistakes / mistakes).
Synonymexamination
NarrowerauditA methodical examination or review of a condition or situation
autopsy, necropsy, postmortem, post-mortem, PM, postmortem examination, post-mortem examinationAn examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
bank examinationAn examination of the affairs and records / records of a bank by a state or federal bank examiner
checkup, medical checkup, medical examination, medical exam, medical, health checkA thorough physical examination
comparison, comparingThe act of examining resemblances
endoscopyvisual examination of the interior of a hollow body organ by use of an endoscope
fine-tooth comb, fine-toothed combA method of examining in minute detail
follow-up, followup, reexamination, reviewA subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
going-overA careful and thorough inspection
gonioscopyAn examination of the front part of the eye to check the angle where the iris meets the cornea
inspection, reviewA formal or official examination
keratoscopyexamination of the cornea with a keratoscope to detect irregularities in its anterior surface
once-over, look-overA swift cursory examination or inspection
ophthalmoscopyexamination of the interior of an eye using an ophthalmoscope
palpation, tactual explorationA method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional)
rhinoscopyexamination of the nasal passages (either through the anterior nares or with a rhinoscope through the nasopharynx)
scanThe act of scanning
searchboarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas
survey, studyA detailed critical inspection
testingAn examination of the characteristics / characteristics of something
time and motion study, time-and-motion study, time-motion study, motion study, time study, work studyAn analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
Broaderinvestigation, investigatingThe work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
Spanishanálisis, control, escrutinio, examen, examinación, inspección, investigación
Catalananàlisi, escrutini, estudi, examen, inspecció
Nounsscrutineersomeone who examines votes at an election
Verbsscrutinize, scrutiniseexamine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
scrutinize, scrutiniseto look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
English > scrutiny: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA prolonged intense look.
Broaderlook, looking, looking atThe act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
Spanishescrutinio
Nounsscrutineersomeone who examines votes at an election
Verbsscrutinize, scrutiniseexamine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
scrutinize, scrutiniseto look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail

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