- the action of reading or examining something.
He set it back on the wooden plate and continued his perusal of the records.
Archives and libraries and museums have any amount of information and documents available for perusal.
A selection of videos in the lounge awaited our perusal.
I continued my perusal of the instructions
For those of a philosophical bent, my results are posted below for your perusal.
a quick perusal of the index to the book reveals an interesting fact
After lengthy perusal of the instructions, I managed to change the green neon clocks on the video, the hi-fi and the cooker.