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  • 1 check — [chek] n. [ME chek < OFr eschec, eschac, a check at chess, repulse < ML scaccus, scahus < Pers šāh, king, principal piece in a game of chess (see SHAH1); prob. sense development: king in danger hostile action restraining action means of… …

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  • 2 Crack a Bottle — Single by Eminem featuring Dr. Dre and 50 Cent from the album Relapse …

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  • 3 Check — (ch[e^]k), v. i. To make a stop; to pause; with at. [1913 Webster] The mind, once jaded by an attempt above its power, either is disabled for the future, or else checks at any vigorous undertaking ever after. Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. To clash or… …

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  • 4 Check — (ch[e^]k), n. [OE. chek, OF. eschec, F. [ e]chec, a stop, hindrance, orig. check in the game of chess, pl. [ e]checs chess, through Ar., fr. Pers. sh[=a]h king. See {Shah}, and cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Checker}.] 1. (Chess) A word of warning… …

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  • 5 Check book — Check Check (ch[e^]k), n. [OE. chek, OF. eschec, F. [ e]chec, a stop, hindrance, orig. check in the game of chess, pl. [ e]checs chess, through Ar., fr. Pers. sh[=a]h king. See {Shah}, and cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Checker}.] 1. (Chess) A word… …

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  • 6 Check hook — Check Check (ch[e^]k), n. [OE. chek, OF. eschec, F. [ e]chec, a stop, hindrance, orig. check in the game of chess, pl. [ e]checs chess, through Ar., fr. Pers. sh[=a]h king. See {Shah}, and cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Checker}.] 1. (Chess) A word… …

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  • 7 Check list — Check Check (ch[e^]k), n. [OE. chek, OF. eschec, F. [ e]chec, a stop, hindrance, orig. check in the game of chess, pl. [ e]checs chess, through Ar., fr. Pers. sh[=a]h king. See {Shah}, and cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Checker}.] 1. (Chess) A word… …

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  • 8 Check nut — Check Check (ch[e^]k), n. [OE. chek, OF. eschec, F. [ e]chec, a stop, hindrance, orig. check in the game of chess, pl. [ e]checs chess, through Ar., fr. Pers. sh[=a]h king. See {Shah}, and cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Checker}.] 1. (Chess) A word… …

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  • 9 Check valve — Check Check (ch[e^]k), n. [OE. chek, OF. eschec, F. [ e]chec, a stop, hindrance, orig. check in the game of chess, pl. [ e]checs chess, through Ar., fr. Pers. sh[=a]h king. See {Shah}, and cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Checker}.] 1. (Chess) A word… …

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  • 10 Check — Check, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Checked} (ch[e^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {checking}.] 1. (Chess) To make a move which puts an adversary s piece, esp. his king, in check; to put in check. [1913 Webster] 2. To put a sudden restraint upon; to stop… …

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  • 11 Check — may refer to A small crack in the glass, also known as a check, in the glass container industry Cheque ( Check in U.S. English), an order for transfer of money Check box, a type of widget in computing Check (fabric), a woven fabric having a… …

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  • 12 check — I. noun Etymology: Middle English chek, from Anglo French eschec, from Arabic shāh, from Persian, literally, king; akin to Greek ktasthai to acquire, Sanskrit kṣatra dominion Date: 15th century 1. exposure of a chess king to an attack from which… …

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  • 13 check — check1 checkless, adj. /chek/, v., n., pl. checks or, for 45, chex, adj., interj. v.t. 1. to stop or arrest the motion of suddenly or forcibly: He checked the horse at the edge of the cliff. 2. to restrain; hold in restraint or control: They… …

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  • 14 check — [[t]tʃɛk[/t]] v. t. 1) to stop or arrest the motion of suddenly or forcibly 2) to restrain; control: to check an impulse[/ex] 3) to cause to diminish, as in rate or intensity 4) to verify the correctness of, as by comparison 5) to inquire into,… …

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  • 15 crack down on — SUPPRESS, prevent, stop, put a stop to, put an end to, stamp out, eliminate, eradicate; clamp down on, get tough on, come down hard on, limit, restrain, restrict, check, keep in check, control, keep under control. → crack * * * crack down on To… …

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  • 16 Check valve — Tilting disc inconel check valve …

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  • 17 check — Synonyms and related words: CD, IOU, MO, X, a reckoning of, abrade, abrasion, abysm, abyss, acceptance, acceptance bill, accord, account, account of, agree, allophone, alveolar, answer to, aperture, apico alveolar, apico dental, arrest,… …

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  • 18 check — 1. v., n., & int. v. 1 tr. (also absol.) a examine the accuracy, quality, or condition of. b (often foll. by that + clause) make sure; verify; establish to one s satisfaction (checked that the doors were locked; checked the train times). 2 tr. a… …

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  • 19 check — check1 verb 1》 examine the accuracy, quality, or condition of.     ↘verify or establish to one s satisfaction.     ↘informal, chiefly N. Amer. take notice of. 2》 stop or slow the progress of.     ↘Ice Hockey hamper or neutralize (an opponent)… …

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  • 20 crack — Synonyms and related words: Daedalian, Parthian shot, above par, abrade, abrasion, abysm, abyss, account for, ace, address, adept, adroit, allegation, allegorize, alligator, answer, aperture, aphorism, apostrophe, apothegm, approach, apt, arroyo …

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