punch list

noun

Definition of punch list

: a list of usually minor tasks to be completed at the end of a project

Examples of punch list in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since then, Metro and airports authority officials have gone over a punch list of items that are incomplete or were flagged out of concern. Justin George, Washington Post, 9 June 2022 Contractors often build a house and then use the city inspector as their punch list, said Jamie Baggett, deputy fire chief. Janelle Jessen, Arkansas Online, 22 Mar. 2022 The second phase of the extension, spanning nearly 11 miles and connecting Metrorail to Dulles International Airport, has been delayed, but project planners said Metro’s punch list of final details continues to be whittled down. Washington Post, 10 Feb. 2022 Before going into panic mode, check out these three easy ways to figure out the price of everything on your punch list. Nafeesah Allen, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Dec. 2021 The company released this punch list: Ford is planning to build a 3,600-acre megacampus in west Tennessee called Blue Oval City, designed to be the largest, most efficient factory in Ford history. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, 27 Sep. 2021 The contractor is performing concrete replacement and will be performing punch list items. Linda Gandee, cleveland, 5 July 2021 It will be temporarily closed until July 14 to finish off a punch list of mostly aesthetic exterior enhancements. Chadd Scott, Forbes, 16 June 2021 Use the inspection to create a punch list for the builder, said Liz Martin, a home inspector in Brookline. BostonGlobe.com, 11 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of punch list

1955, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

13 Jun 2022

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“Punch list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/punch%20list. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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