the procedure of vacating and paying for one’s quarters at a hotel.
the time before which a hotel room must be vacated if another day’s charge is not to be made.
an examination of fitness for performance:
The checkout of the new plane was successful.
a series of sequential actions to familiarize oneself with new equipment.
itemization and collection of amounts due for purchases:
Retailers need to improve online checkout.
Also called checkout counter. a counter where customers pay for purchases:
The supermarket has five checkouts.
1944, from check (v.) + out (adv.). Originally “training given to a pilot for using a specific aircraft;” hotel sense is from 1958.
- Checkout test language
language (CTL) [“Checkout Test Language: An Interpretive Language Designed for Aerospace Checkout Tasks”, G.S. Metsker, Proc FJCC 33(2) 1968]. (1994-11-14)
[chek-oh-ver] /ˈtʃɛkˌoʊ vər/ noun 1. a thorough examination or investigation.
[chek-point] /ˈtʃɛkˌpɔɪnt/ noun 1. a place along a road, border, etc., where travelers are stopped for inspection. 2. a or item, especially in a procedure, for notation, inspection, or confirmation. /ˈtʃɛkˌpɔɪnt/ noun 1. a place, as at a frontier or in a motor rally, where vehicles or travellers are stopped for official identification, inspection, etc […]
noun 1. a checkpoint in Berlin at which passage was permitted between East and West Berlin.