Checker : Definition

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Definitions of Checker

Pronunciation : Check"er
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [From Check, v. t.]
Definition : Defn: One who checks.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Check"er
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [From OF. eschequier a chessboard, F. échiquier. See Check, n., and cf. 3d Checker.]
Definition : 1. To mark with small squares like a checkerboard, as by crossing stripes of different colors.

2. To variegate or diversify with different qualities, color, scenes, or events; esp., to subject to frequent alternations of prosterity and adversity. Our minds are, as it were, checkered with truth and falsehood. Addison.

t. [imp. & p. p. Checkered; p. pr. & vb. n. Checkering.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Check"er
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OF. eschequier. See Checker, v. t.]
Definition : 1. A piece in the game of draughts or checkers.

2. A pattern in checks; a single check.

3. Checkerwork.

Note: This word is also written chequer.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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