Meaning of CHECKER in English

CHECKER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

spell

A spell checker , word count feature and thesaurus are all included and the program can handle headers and footers.

Some of these packages include excellent typographic extras, like a spell checker or thesaurus.

However, a dictionary pack for PageMaker is available which contains PageMaker spell checker modules for 20 different languages.

spelling

You can also use the spelling checker to identify and correct deliberate spelling mistakes made to speed text entry.

If you wanted to spell check it, you had to buy a spelling checker .

The spelling checker highlights words which are not found in the dictionary.

■ VERB

play

Sam doesn't play checkers with the old boys on the porch.

One of the most popular sites is the game room, where visitors can play chess, checkers and backgammon with others.

I played imaginary checkers on the linoleum grid of the barbershop floor.

Another had played checkers with a little girl named Hattie Wise, and persuaded her older brother to join the order.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A spell checker , word count feature and thesaurus are all included and the program can handle headers and footers.

He moved her around like a checker .

I played imaginary checkers on the linoleum grid of the barbershop floor.

One of the most popular sites is the game room, where visitors can play chess, checkers and backgammon with others.

Sam doesn't play checkers with the old boys on the porch.

Spelling checkers can be used to correct miss-spelt words and typing mistakes.

The checkers at the airport were poker-faced but affable.

You wonder about other things: a football game, a dance, that cute new checker at the market.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.