checklist
noun Date: 1853 a list of things to be checked or done <
a pilot's checklist before takeoff
>
; also a comprehensive list <
a checklist of bird species
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • checklist — check‧list [ˈtʆekˌlɪst] noun [countable] a list of things you need or have to do for a particular job or activity, written to help you remember to get or to do these things: • Use your tax return as a financial planning checklist for next year. * …   Financial and business terms

  • checklist — index inventory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • checklist — (n.) 1853, American Engliah, from CHECK (Cf. check) + LIST (Cf. list) (n.). Two words until c.1880; hyphenated until late 20c …   Etymology dictionary

  • checklist — ► NOUN ▪ a list of items required or things to be done or considered …   English terms dictionary

  • checklist — ☆ checklist [chek′list΄ ] n. a list of things, names, etc. to be checked off or referred to for verifying, comparing, ordering, etc.: also check list …   English World dictionary

  • Checklist — A checklist is a type of informational job aid used to reduce failure by compensating for potential limits of human memory and attention. It helps to ensure consistency and completeness in carrying out a task. A basic example is the to do list. A …   Wikipedia

  • checklist — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ useful ▪ mental VERB + CHECKLIST ▪ have ▪ use ▪ draw up …   Collocations dictionary

  • Checklist — Une liste de vérification, ou check list, est une opération consistant à vérifier méthodiquement les étapes nécessaires d’une procédure pour qu’elle se déroule avec le maximum de sécurité. Cette opération se déroule généralement à voix haute… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • checklist — n. 1) to compile, make up a checklist 2) to go down, go through a checklist * * * go through a checklist make up a checklist to compile to go down …   Combinatory dictionary

  • checklist — UK [ˈtʃekˌlɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms checklist : singular checklist plural checklists a list of all the things you need to do or consider We ran through the checklist of equipment …   English dictionary

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