check word

check word

[′chek ‚wərd]
(computer science)
A computer word, containing data from a block of records, that is joined to the block and serves as a check symbol during transfers of the block between different locations.
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The solution proofreads whole phrases of content in context, enabling editors to check word choice and writing style along with spelling.
Mr Warner put the child at a desk apart and told her to check words in a dictionary when she asked how to spell them.
Each issue has a dozen or so articles: Recent offerings include "Igniting the Leader Within," "Stewardship," and "The 21st Century Corporate Board." An extensive archive is divided into categories such as "creative leadership," "change management," and "performance improvement." Articles generally provide a quick read - and if you need more, check Words of Wisdom, a collection of quotations for business leaders.