machine check

machine check

[mə′shēn ‚chek]
(computer science)
A check that tests whether the parts of equipment are functioning properly. Also known as hardware check.
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Credit institutions and cash handlers can now release only such banknotes back into circulation that have successfully passed the machine check, the Estonian central bank (Eesti Pank)reports.
The photograph of the bearer and the OCR printing are also reproduced in the hologram, for a visual and machine check that the hologram and printed page match.
Using the machines is simple: Motorists need to enter ID details and the machine checks for fines.
This machine checks in at nearly 250,000 pounds and can work in tandem with a lifting magnet that is 7 feet in diameter or a Type 75 or Type 85 grapple.
Durham County Council is holding a Dr Bike surgery at Clayport Library on Saturday, April 17, where bikers young and old can have their machine checked over.