To go to the toilet; see a man about a dog (1940s+)
[chek-uhp] /ˈtʃɛkˌʌp/ noun 1. a comprehensive physical examination: He went to the doctor for a checkup. 2. an examination or close scrutiny, as for verification, accuracy, or comparison: They gave the motor a checkup. /ˈtʃɛkˌʌp/ noun 1. an examination to see if something is in order 2. (med) a medical examination, esp one taken at […]
noun 1. a valve permitting liquids or gases to flow in one direction only. noun 1. a valve that closes by fluid pressure to prevent return flow Also called nonreturn valve
[chek-wey-muh n] /ˈtʃɛkˌweɪ mən/ noun, plural checkweighmen. 1. a representative elected by coal miners to the findings of the mine owner’s where miners are paid by the weight of coal mined.
[chek-rahy-ter] /ˈtʃɛkˌraɪ tər/ noun 1. a machine for printing amounts on , as by perforations, so as to prevent alterations.