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 As soon as everything on the punch list is checked off, Hennessey hopes to exceed a top speed of 311 mph. Manuel Carrillo Iii, Robb Report, "Watch Hennessey’s Venom F5 Strike 200 MPH Using Only Half Its Power," 22 Apr. 2021 But here again, advocates wish the Baker administration had bigger ambitions beyond a punch list of fixes and modernization projects. BostonGlobe.com, "Biden wants to spend billions on transportation infrastructure. What’s in it for Mass.?," 10 Apr. 2021 The Linden Park sewer project is finished with the exception of a final punch list of items. Linda Gandee, cleveland, "Rocky River’s first construction update of 2021," 26 Jan. 2021 Going forward, the schedule calls for a Feb. 1 punch list of remaining construction for completion; an April 1 deadline for Pavilion Partners to obtain final occupancy; and the ribbon cutting and full opening in May. Amy Lavalley, chicagotribune.com, "Indiana Dunes pavilion opening set for May, but fate of banquet hall unknown," 28 Dec. 2020 Her parents moved in to oversee the final punch list, and Chan Coffman and her family spent nearly every weekend at the home over the summer, buttoning up the last projects, arranging furniture and decorating. Sarah Feldberg, SFChronicle.com, "A dream home years in the making, marked by fire, then destroyed by it," 7 Oct. 2020 Riverdale - The Riverdale Drive road widening project by Great Lakes Construction is complete with the exception of a few punch list items. Linda Gandee, cleveland, "City of Rocky River beginning to see an end to 2020 construction projects," 22 Sep. 2020 The progressive punch list the past three years stands: Abolish the Electoral College, pack the Supreme Court, remove a presidential impediment from office. Daniel Henninger, WSJ, "A Most Progressive Trump Impeachment," 22 Jan. 2020 That could be light workouts at Globe Life Field — if a punch list of finish-out items is completed, the clubhouse perhaps biggest among them. Dallas News, "No split squad: Rangers look to stay together in Surprise as coronavirus pandemic takes hold," 14 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of punch list

1955, in the meaning defined above

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26 Apr 2021

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“Punch list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/punch%20list. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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