spell-check
I. noun see spell-checker II. verb see spell-checker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spell check — n. the act or an instance of using a SPELL CHECKER * * * …   Universalium

  • spell check — (v.) to use a computer s spell checker application on a document, by 1985. The applications themselves date to the late 1970s …   Etymology dictionary

  • spell check — n. the act or an instance of using a SPELL CHECKER …   English World dictionary

  • spell check — spellcheck spell‧check [ speltʆek] also spell check noun [countable] COMPUTING 1. the act of checking that the spelling in a computer document is correct, using a special computer program: • A simple spellcheck after a page edit can be useful …   Financial and business terms

  • spell-check — /spel chek /, v.t. to process (a document) with a spell checker; check the spelling of. * * * …   Universalium

  • spell-check — /spel chek /, v.t. to process (a document) with a spell checker; check the spelling of …   Useful english dictionary

  • spell-check — verb To verify the spelling used in a document for correctness, especially by using a program …   Wiktionary

  • spell check — see spellcheck …   English dictionary

  • spell-check·er — /ˈspɛlˌʧɛkɚ/ noun, pl ers [count] : a computer program that finds and corrects misspelled words in documents, e mail, etc. called also spell check, spelling checker …   Useful english dictionary

  • spell-checker — spell .checker n a computer program that tells you when you have spelled a word wrongly >spell check v [I and T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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