Definition of checklist
- a pilot's checklist before takeoff
Before takeoff the pilot went down his checklist of safety precautions.
I still have one thing left to do on my checklist.
a checklist of bird species
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: a list of things to be checked or done
: a list that includes many or all things of a certain kind
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