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Close, careful examination or observation.
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  1. Close, careful examination or observation.
  2. A lengthy, searching look
  3. A careful, continuous watch; surveillance
The art of writing in various ciphers, and of deciphering the same.
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  1. The art of writing in various ciphers, and of deciphering the same.
  2. Much writing; writing of many books.
  3. The art or practice of using a polygraph.
(Short for) examination
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  1. (Short for) examination
  2. An examination; a test.
  3. (Informal) Shortened form of examination especially when meaning test or in compound terms.
(Informal) Shortened form of examination especially when meaning test or in compound terms.
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  1. (Informal) Shortened form of examination especially when meaning test or in compound terms.
  2. An examination; a test.
  3. (Short for) examination
(Short for) examination
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  1. (Short for) examination
  2. (Informal) Shortened form of examination especially when meaning test or in compound terms.
  3. An examination; a test.
The act of a belligerent in stopping and searching a neutral ship for contraband
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  1. The act of a belligerent in stopping and searching a neutral ship for contraband
  2. (Law) The examination of a person or property, as by a law enforcement officer, for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
  3. An act of searching; scrutiny, inquiry, or examination in an attempt to find something, gain knowledge, establish facts, etc.
(Countable) A particular instance or piece of research.
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  1. (Countable) A particular instance or piece of research.
  2. Careful, systematic, patient study and investigation in some field of knowledge, undertaken to discover or establish facts or principles
  3. (Uncountable) Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, etc.; laborious or continued search after truth.
A careful inspection or appraisal:
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  1. A careful inspection or appraisal:
  2. A plan or written description of this
  3. A detailed study or inspection, as by gathering information through observations, questionnaires, etc. and analyzing it
Critical examination
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  1. Critical examination
  2. Official examination or review, as of barracks or troops.
  3. A detailed examination of objects, such as goods or discovery materials, to determine qualities such as fitness, relevance, or consistency with a prior description. A detailed examination of objects, such as goods or discovery materials, to determine qualities such as fitness, relevance, or consistency with a prior description.
The act or process of investigating:
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  1. The act or process of investigating:
  2. A careful search or examination; systematic inquiry
  3. A careful examination or search in order to discover facts or gain information.
An investigation or examination
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  1. An investigation or examination
  2. A close examination of a matter:
  3. The act of inquiring:
The act of determining the altitude of the sun, a star, etc., in order to find a ship's position at sea
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  1. The act of determining the altitude of the sun, a star, etc., in order to find a ship's position at sea
  2. The act or practice of noting and recording facts and events, as for some scientific study
  3. The act or process of perceiving something, such as a phenomenon, often by means of an instrument, and making a record of the resulting information.
The act of inquiring into a matter; an investigation.
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  1. The act of inquiring into a matter; an investigation.
  2. The written finding of such an inquiry
  3. An investigation that violates the privacy or rights of individuals, especially through rigorous or harsh interrogation.
(Informal) A checking account.
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  1. (Informal) A checking account.
  2. (Ice hockey) The act of physically keeping an opposing player in check.
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
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  1. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
The act or an instance of exploring:
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  1. The act or an instance of exploring:
  2. An exploring or being explored
An inspection or exploration of an area, especially one made to gather military information.
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  1. An inspection or exploration of an area, especially one made to gather military information.
  2. An exploratory survey or examination, as in seeking out information about enemy positions or installations, or as in making a preliminary geologic or engineering survey
The action or process of scanning a body or body part.
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  1. The action or process of scanning a body or body part.
  2. The act or an instance of scanning:
  3. A picture or image produced by this means.
A statement of the results of this process
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  1. A statement of the results of this process
  2. The separation of a substance into its constituent elements, usually by chemical means, for the study and identification of each component. &diamf3; Qualitative analysis determines what substances are present in a compound. &diamf3; Quantitative analysis determines how much of each substance is present in a compound.
  3. (Linguis.) The use of word order and uninflected function words rather than inflection to express syntactic relationships
The act or process of going over a lesson or subject again, as in study or recitation
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  1. The act or process of going over a lesson or subject again, as in study or recitation
  2. An exercise for use in restudying material.
  3. A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review. A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review.
A thorough examination or evaluation:
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  1. A thorough examination or evaluation:
  2. A formal, often periodic examination and checking of accounts or financial records to verify their correctness
  3. An examination of records or financial accounts to check their accuracy.
A branch of knowledge or department of learning:
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  1. A branch of knowledge or department of learning:
  2. A work of literature or art treating a subject in careful detail and typically done as an exercise in technique, etc.
  3. A detailed examination, analysis, or experiment investigating a subject or phenomenon:
  1. Interrogation
  2. The act of challenging, wondering and doubting.
  3. The action of asking questions; a survey; an inquiry.
The act of conducting a test; trialing, proving
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An act of overhauling.
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  1. An act of overhauling.
  2. A repair job.
  3. An overhauling; thorough examination or restoration to good working order
In medieval romance, a chivalric journey undertaken by a knight in order to procure or achieve a particular object or end
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  1. In medieval romance, a chivalric journey undertaken by a knight in order to procure or achieve a particular object or end
  2. An expedition undertaken in medieval romance by a knight in order to perform a prescribed feat:
  3. The act or an instance of seeking or pursuing something; a search.
An investigation or inquiry:
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  1. An investigation or inquiry:
  2. An inquiry into a particular subject matter by a special jury.
  3. (Law) An investigation conducted by a coroner, sometimes with the aid of a jury, into the cause of death of a person when the cause may be criminal.
A searching examination
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  1. A searching examination
  2. An exploratory action or expedition, especially one designed to investigate and obtain information on a remote or unknown region:
  3. An instrumented spacecraft for exploring the upper atmosphere, space, or a celestial body in order to get information about the environment, physical properties, etc.
An event, set of circumstances, etc. that proves or tries a person's qualities
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  1. An event, set of circumstances, etc. that proves or tries a person's qualities
  2. A method, process, or means used in making such an examination or trial
  3. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
The act or an instance of perusing
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  1. The act or an instance of perusing
  2. The act of perusing; studying something carefully.
(Law) A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
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  1. (Law) A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
  2. A formal adversarial proceeding to hear evidence and decide legal issues and claims. Trials are covered by established rules of courtroom procedure as well as rules of evidence.
  3. The act or process of trying, testing, or putting to the proof; test
(Law): In a legal trial, the questioning of a witness, while testifying, called by one party's attorney by the attorney opposed to said party.
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  1. (Law): In a legal trial, the questioning of a witness, while testifying, called by one party's attorney by the attorney opposed to said party.
  2. (Law) The interrogating or questioning of a witness by the party against whom he or she has been called and examined. See examination.
  3. By extension, any process in which a person is subject to questioning.
A body of fundamental principles or beliefs, especially when accepted uncritically:
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  1. A body of fundamental principles or beliefs, especially when accepted uncritically:
  2. Any similar handbook for teaching the fundamentals of a subject
  3. A text summarizing the basic principles of a Christian denomination, usually in question-and-answer form.
In Freemasonry, the degree of master mason
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  1. In Freemasonry, the degree of master mason
  2. (Idiomatic) intensive rough interrogation in order to extract information or a confession.
  3. The use of coercive and illegal methods by police to obtain a confession or information from a suspect.
  1. A quick, cursory survey or inspection
  2. A quick, comprehensive look or examination; swiftly appraising glance
  3. A quick but comprehensive survey or performance:
An event, set of circumstances, etc. that proves or tries a person's qualities
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  1. An event, set of circumstances, etc. that proves or tries a person's qualities
  2. A method, process, or means used in making such an examination or trial
  3. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
(Short for) examination
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  1. (Short for) examination
  2. (Informal) Shortened form of examination especially when meaning test or in compound terms.
  3. An examination; a test.
Any action or process designed to find out whether something is effective, workable, valid, etc.
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  1. Any action or process designed to find out whether something is effective, workable, valid, etc.
  2. A test under controlled conditions that is made to demonstrate a known truth, examine the validity of a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy of something previously untried.
  3. The process of conducting such a test; experimentation.
The act or process of going over a lesson or subject again, as in study or recitation
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  1. The act or process of going over a lesson or subject again, as in study or recitation
  2. An exercise for use in restudying material.
  3. A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review. A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review.
A written or printed form used in gathering information on some subject or subjects, consisting of a set of questions to be submitted to one or more persons
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  1. A written or printed form used in gathering information on some subject or subjects, consisting of a set of questions to be submitted to one or more persons
A group of similar things arranged, connected, or used together; set or series; array
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  1. A group of similar things arranged, connected, or used together; set or series; array
  2. (Electricity) A device containing an electric cell or a series of electric cells storing chemical energy that can be converted into electrical power, usually in the form of direct current.
  3. The harmful or offensive touching of any part of another person’s body or of something, such as clothing or carried umbrella, that is so closely attached to the person that it is customarily regarded as part of the person. The touching may be in anger or a result of some other intentional wrong. Any amount of touching is considered a battery, even if harmless, if it is offensive to the person who is touched. See also assault and mayhem. The harmful or offensive touching of any part of another person’s body or of something, such as clothing or carried umbrella, that is so closely attached to the person that it is customarily regarded as part of the person. The touching may be in anger or a result of some other intentional wrong. Any amount of touching is considered a battery, even if harmless, if it is offensive to the person who is touched. See also assault and mayhem.
A practical joke; hoax
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  1. A practical joke; hoax
  2. (Obs.) An odd or eccentric person
  3. A questioning; esp., a short oral or written examination to test knowledge
Something that comes at or forms the end, especially:
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  1. Something that comes at or forms the end, especially:
  2. The last or one of the last of a series of contests:
  3. A final or concluding examination
An examination given at the middle of a school or college term.
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  1. An examination given at the middle of a school or college term.
  2. A midterm examination, as in a college course
  3. A series of such examinations.
An examination or series of examinations covering the entire field of major study, given to a student in the final year of undergraduate or graduate study.
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  1. An examination or series of examinations covering the entire field of major study, given to a student in the final year of undergraduate or graduate study.
  2. An examination in a major field of study that a graduate, or sometimes undergraduate, student must pass to receive a degree
In litigation, the questioning of a witness under oath, either at trial or in a deposition; the Patent and Trademark Office investigation into the validity of a patent application. In litigation, the questioning of a witness under oath, either at trial or in a deposition; the Patent and Trademark Office investigation into the validity of a patent application.
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  1. In litigation, the questioning of a witness under oath, either at trial or in a deposition; the Patent and Trademark Office investigation into the validity of a patent application. In litigation, the questioning of a witness under oath, either at trial or in a deposition; the Patent and Trademark Office investigation into the validity of a patent application.
  2. An examining or being examined; investigation; inspection; checkup; scrutiny; inquiry; testing
  3. A set of questions asked in testing or interrogating; test
Plural form of comp
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The arrangement of type, illustrations, etc. in a book, newspaper, page, etc.
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  1. The arrangement of type, illustrations, etc. in a book, newspaper, page, etc.
  2. A special examination for a student who has been absent from or has failed a previous examination.
  3. The qualities or temperament that constitute a personality; disposition:
An examination or assignment to be completed outside the classroom.
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  1. An examination or assignment to be completed outside the classroom.
  2. Anything that one is given to bring home from an institutional setting.
  3. A supply of methadone that someone under treatment is allowed to take home instead of coming in to a treatment center everyday.
A performance of a play before its official opening, as to test audience reaction
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  1. A performance of a play before its official opening, as to test audience reaction
  2. A test of the suitability or effectiveness of a person or thing, especially of a performer (an audition)
  3. A test to ascertain the qualifications of applicants, as for an athletic team or theatrical role.
An official list of persons in the employ of the US government.
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  1. An official list of persons in the employ of the US government.
  2. An official government report or registry, often having a blue cover
  3. A book, online guide, etc. listing market values of used goods, collectibles, etc., esp. one listing such values of used vehicles
Plural form of prelim
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An examination or inspection.
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  1. An examination or inspection.
  2. (Often used ) Alternative form of checkup.
  3. An examination or investigation; specif., a general medical examination
(Medicine) The examination of the patient's body with the use of such methods as inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation.
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  1. (Medicine) The examination of the patient's body with the use of such methods as inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation.
  2. A medical examination to determine the condition of a person's health or physical fitness, especially for a specified activity or service.
A general medical examination
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  1. A general medical examination
  2. A physical examination.
(Chemistry) all the additional procedures / reactions carried out after the main chemical reaction to obtain the desired product
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  1. (Chemistry) all the additional procedures / reactions carried out after the main chemical reaction to obtain the desired product
  2. A complete medical study of a patient, including a thorough examination, laboratory tests, a survey of the patient's case history, etc.
  3. (Medicine) a general medical examination to assess a person health and fitness
The act of conducting a test; trialing, proving
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An examination of oneself.
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  1. An examination of oneself.
  2. The act or an instance of examining one's own qualities, conduct, motives, etc.; introspection
  3. Examination of one's own body for medical reasons:
A detailed critical analysis of a book, play, etc., or of some event
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  1. A detailed critical analysis of a book, play, etc., or of some event
  2. A critical assessment or examination after the fact:
  3. A medical examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death or to study pathologic changes.
A sample so obtained.
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  1. A sample so obtained.
  2. The removal and examination of a sample of tissue from a living body for diagnostic purposes.
  3. A sample of tissue removed from a living body by a medical provider for diagnostic purposes.
The act or an instance of scanning:
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  1. The act or an instance of scanning:
  2. (Medicine) The action or process of scanning a body or body part.
  3. A picture or image produced by this means.
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
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  1. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque. A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
An examination or investigation; specif., a general medical examination
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  1. An examination or investigation; specif., a general medical examination
  2. A routine visit to the doctor, dentist, or the like.
  3. (Often used ) Alternative form of checkup.
Official examination or review, as of barracks or troops.
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  1. Official examination or review, as of barracks or troops.
  2. Critical examination
  3. A detailed examination of objects, such as goods or discovery materials, to determine qualities such as fitness, relevance, or consistency with a prior description. A detailed examination of objects, such as goods or discovery materials, to determine qualities such as fitness, relevance, or consistency with a prior description.
The act or an instance of perusing
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  1. The act or an instance of perusing
  2. The act of perusing; studying something carefully.
Close, careful examination or observation.
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  1. Close, careful examination or observation.
  2. A lengthy, searching look
  3. A careful, continuous watch; surveillance
A work of literature or art treating a subject in careful detail and typically done as an exercise in technique, etc.
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  1. A work of literature or art treating a subject in careful detail and typically done as an exercise in technique, etc.
  2. A branch of knowledge or department of learning:
  3. A noteworthy or interesting example:
A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
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  1. A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
  2. An examination using the eyes; a look:
  3. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:
An inspection or examination, esp. a thorough one
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  1. An inspection or examination, esp. a thorough one
  2. A sound thrashing, beating.
  3. An inspection, examination, review, or investigation.
A spoken or written presentation of such study:
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  1. A spoken or written presentation of such study:
  2. (Chemistry) The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
  3. The separation of a substance into its constituent elements, usually by chemical means, for the study and identification of each component. &diamf3; Qualitative analysis determines what substances are present in a compound. &diamf3; Quantitative analysis determines how much of each substance is present in a compound.
Critical examination
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  1. Critical examination
  2. A detailed examination of objects, such as goods or discovery materials, to determine qualities such as fitness, relevance, or consistency with a prior description. A detailed examination of objects, such as goods or discovery materials, to determine qualities such as fitness, relevance, or consistency with a prior description.
  3. Official examination or review, as of troops
A careful search or examination; systematic inquiry
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  1. A careful search or examination; systematic inquiry
  2. A careful examination or search in order to discover facts or gain information.
  3. The act or process of investigating:
A magazine containing articles of criticism and appraisal, often in a specific field
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  1. A magazine containing articles of criticism and appraisal, often in a specific field
  2. A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review. A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review.
  3. A general survey, report, or account
A general or comprehensive view:
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  1. A general or comprehensive view:
  2. A document reporting the results of a survey.
  3. A careful inspection or appraisal:
(Often used ) Alternative form of checkup.
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  1. (Often used ) Alternative form of checkup.
  2. An examination or investigation; specif., a general medical examination
  3. An examination or inspection.
A body of fundamental principles or beliefs, especially when accepted uncritically:
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  1. A body of fundamental principles or beliefs, especially when accepted uncritically:
  2. Any similar handbook for teaching the fundamentals of a subject
  3. A text summarizing the basic principles of a Christian denomination, usually in question-and-answer form.
A practical joke; hoax
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  1. A practical joke; hoax
  2. (Obs.) An odd or eccentric person
  3. A questioning; esp., a short oral or written examination to test knowledge
A method, process, or means used in making such an examination or trial
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  1. A method, process, or means used in making such an examination or trial
  2. An oath or declaration required as proof of one's orthodoxy, loyalty, etc.
  3. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
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