(computing) a digit derived from and appended to a string of data digits, used to detect corruption of the data string during transmission or transcription
[chekt] /tʃɛkt/ adjective 1. having a pattern of squares; (def 3): a checked shirt. 2. Phonetics. (of a vowel) situated in a closed syllable (opposed to (def 28.)). [chek] /tʃɛk/ verb (used with object) 1. to stop or arrest the motion of suddenly or forcibly: He checked the horse at the edge of the cliff. […]
[chek-i-dee] /ˈtʃɛk ɪ di/ adjective 1. checkered; having a checked pattern.
[chek-er] /ˈtʃɛk ər/ noun 1. a small, usually red or black disk of plastic or wood, used in playing checkers. 2. checkers. 3. a checkered pattern. 4. one of the squares of a checkered pattern. verb (used with object) 5. to mark like a checkerboard. 6. to diversify in color; variegate. 7. to diversify in […]
[chek-er-ber-ee] /ˈtʃɛk ərˌbɛr i/ noun, plural checkerberries. 1. the red fruit of the American wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens. 2. the plant itself. 3. any of several other plants bearing similar fruit, or the fruit itself. /ˈtʃɛkəbərɪ; -brɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. the fruit of any of various plants, esp the wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) 2. any plant […]