check row

check row

[′chek ‚rō]
(computer science)
A row (or one of two or more rows) on a paper tape which contains the cumulated sum of existing rows, column by column, resulting in either 1 or 0 by column, thus verifying that all rows have been properly read.
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They scout village fruit stalls, comb orchards of friendly local farmers, and check row upon row of fruitbearing trees in research groves, looking for promising lychees and other fruits that might appeal to American consumers.
Each check row contained seed from both parents alternating every five seeds with each parent set represented in each check row three times.
3] seed, plus resistant and susceptible check rows, were planted in flats.