the practice of paying for a news story or an interview, or for exclusive broadcasting or publishing rights.
- Check bouncer
noun phrase A person who writes checks on bank accounts with insufficient funds or none whatever (1920s+)
noun in computing, an element or widget of a graphical user interface corresponding to a small square on a paper form that is either left blank or ticked to enable a function; also written check box Examples Unlike radio buttons, more than one checkbox can be chosen.
- Check box
noun in a graphical user interface, any of a set of options from which multiple ones may be selected at a given time; the open squares in front of set of options that may be ticked to select an option or function; also called tick box Examples Check boxes are commonly used when more than […]
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