Some articles on check, checks:
... Shared Check Authorization Network (SCAN) is a comprehensive database of bad check writers in the United States ... The database is used by retailers in order to reduce the number of bad checks received ... The database keeps track of those who have written outstanding bad checks to any retailer using the system, and retailers can determine, based on these ...
... Movement across internal borders of Schengen countries is free of checks on any person by the authorities, except for the controversies below ... not affect the right of airline companies to carry out identity checks within a commercial framework, i.e ... when the passenger checks in, with a view to ensuring the person is the one indicated on the ticket or that he/she is entitled to certain discounts ...
... Certain cracks in logs are referred to as "checks" or "checking" ... Checks are cracks that run vertically (with the grain) ... These checks can be as much as 3/4 inch in width depending on the diameter of the log ...
... and the interviewers during member checks ... In an informal sense, member checks are carried out verbally throughout the conduct of fieldwork ... The researcher constantly checks his or her understanding of the phenomenon by utilizing techniques such as paraphrasing and summarization for clarification ...
... Aircraft maintenance checks are periodic inspections that have to be done on all commercial/civil aircraft after a certain amount of time or usage ... and airworthiness authorities casually refer to the detailed inspections as "checks", commonly one of the following A check, B check, C check, or D check ... A and B checks are lighter checks, while C and D are considered heavier checks ...
Famous quotes containing the word checks:
“The gold-digger is the enemy of the honest laborer, whatever checks and compensations there may be. It is not enough to tell me that you worked hard to get your gold. So does the Devil work hard. The way of transgressors may be hard in many respects.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Old fools are babes again, and must be used
With checks as flatteries.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Our checks are pale. Our wallets are invalids.
Past due, past due, is what our bills are saying
and yet we kiss in every corner, scuffing the dust
and the cat. Love rises like bread as we go bust.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)