check symbol

check symbol

[′chek ‚sim·bəl]
(computer science)
One or more digits generated by performing an arithmetic check or summation check on a data item which are then attached to the item and copied along with it through various stages of processing, allowing the check to be repeated to verify the accuracy of the copying processes.
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Bawa continued: "On the Stouffer's portfolio we have also improved the nutritionals so that a significant number of our recipes now have the Health Check symbol (Heart and Stroke Foundation).
The brand's packaging now includes call-outs with key nutritional information, the American Heart Association heart check symbol and graphic elements that imply movement and activity.
The voter should check symbols printed on the ballot paper and stamp the symbol allotted to the candidates of his or her choice contesting elections.