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 flat contained six [F.sub.2:3] rows and four rows of checks such that each [F.sub.2:3] family was adjacent to one check row. Each check row contained seed from both parents alternating every five seeds with each parent set represented in each check row three times.
For greenbug resistance screening, rows of 25 to 32 [F.sub.3] seed, plus resistant and susceptible check rows, were planted in flats.