- ex·am·i·na·tion·al, adjective
- pre·ex·am·i·na·tion, noun
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How to use examination in a sentence
Rodríguez, for example, said the physical examination the medical personnel performed was inadequate because they placed the stethoscope over two and three layers of clothing.
A heart monitor takes a reading multiple times per second, while information from a routine medical examination might come only once or twice per year.Disco, bell bottoms, big hair…and cutting-edge A.I.? | Jeremy Kahn | September 8, 2020 | Fortune
That would mean his visit included an expanded, problem-focused history and examination.A Doctor Went to His Own Employer for a COVID-19 Antibody Test. It Cost $10,984. | by Marshall Allen | September 5, 2020 | ProPublica
It’s some kind of examination of ourselves as humans, and not really the crime itself, which can be a bit of a MacGuffin.“People want to believe”: How Love Fraud builds an absorbing docuseries around a romantic con man | Alissa Wilkinson | September 4, 2020 | Vox
Her college entrance examination scores, she was told, had won her admission to the English department of the Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications.Inside China’s unexpected quest to protect data privacy | Tate Ryan-Mosley | August 19, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
An examination of some of the rumors surrounding the newest entry in the Star Wars canon.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones) | Rich Goldstein | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
An examination of the complicated history of America and its movies in the Republic of Korea.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea | Rich Goldstein | December 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
All of this requires rigorous self-examination: When you can be anything you want to be, what do you want to be?
An electrocardiogram is taken over the phone and then sent to his physician for examination.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If the witness did in fact witness such a terrible crime, the testimony will survive in the crucible of cross-examination.
As a rule, however, even in the case of extreme varieties, a careful examination of the specimen will enable it to be identified.How to Know the Ferns | S. Leonard Bastin
Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.The Giant of the North | R.M. Ballantyne
Indeed, a score of bodies lying there had not been seen by Malcolm during his first frenzied examination of the house.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
It was a tremendous training in the sifting of evidence and the examination of appearances.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
This is simpler than having to cram and then stand the racket of a competitive examination.
British Dictionary definitions for examination
the act of examining or state of being examined
written exercises, oral questions, or practical tasks, set to test a candidate's knowledge and skill
(as modifier): an examination paper
physical inspection of a patient or parts of his body, in order to verify health or diagnose disease
laboratory study of secretory or excretory products, tissue samples, etc, esp in order to diagnose disease
law the formal interrogation of a person on oath, esp of an accused or a witness
- examinational, adjective
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