As nouns the difference between inspection and investigator
is that inspection
is act of examining something, often closely while investigator
is one who investigates.
* (l) (obsolete)
Act of examining something, often closely.
Organization that checks that certain laws or rules are obeyed.
- Upon closer inspection, the animal turned out to be a dolphin, not a shark!
- The inspection fined the restaurant's owner because the kitchen was dirty.
One who investigates.