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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Scrutiny(0.01422 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Scrutiny.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
2: a prolonged intense look
English → English (gcide)
Scrutiny \Scru"ti*ny\, n. [L. scrutinium, fr. scrutari to search
carefully, originally, to search even to the rags, fr. scruta
trash, trumpery; perhaps akin to E. shred: cf. AS. scrudnian
to make scrutiny.]
1. Close examination; minute inspection; critical
They that have designed exactness and deep scrutiny
have taken some one part of nature. --Sir M. Hale.
Thenceforth I thought thee worth my nearer view
And narrower scrutiny. --Milton.
2. (Anc. Church) An examination of catechumens, in the last
week of Lent, who were to receive baptism on Easter Day.
3. (Canon Law) A ticket, or little paper billet, on which a
vote is written.
4. (Parliamentary Practice) An examination by a committee of
the votes given at an election, for the purpose of
correcting the poll. --Brande & C.
Scrutiny \Scru"ti*ny\, v. t.
To scrutinize. [Obs.]