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
Check boxes are commonly used when more than one option may need to be selected.
noun 1. .
data A one-digit checksum.
- Check digit
noun 1. (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. […]