the act of inspecting or viewing, especially carefully or critically:
an inspection of all luggage on the plane.
formal or official viewing or examination:
an inspection of the troops.
[self-in-struhk-shuh-nuh l] /ˈsɛlf ɪnˈstrʌk ʃə nəl/ adjective, Education. 1. pertaining to or constituting learning materials and conditions arranged so that students can proceed to learn on their own with little or no supervision.
[self-in-shoo r-uh ns, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪnˈʃʊər əns, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. insurance of one’s property or interests against possible loss by the establishing of a special fund for the purpose instead of seeking coverage with an underwriter. self-insurance noun 1. the practice of insuring oneself or one’s property by accumulating a reserve out of one’s income […]
verb (used with object), self-insured, self-insuring. 1. to subject (one’s property or interests) to self-insurance. verb (used without object), self-insured, self-insuring. 2. to insure with self-insurance.
[self-in-shoo r-er, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪnˈʃʊər ər, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. one insured under self-insurance.