punch list


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 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 There is some hope that all the punch list items that were likely going to have to be done between the first homestand and second will be complete by the start of next week. Evan Grant, Dallas News, "July Fourth seems like a perfect target date for baseball to return. It’s also a nightmare scenario for MLB owners," 3 Apr. 2020 There was something of a mad rush to finish punch list items before the Stapleton concert and that work was expected to continue through the exhibition games and the Rangers’ first road trip. Evan Grant, Dallas News, "As coronavirus delays Globe Life Field’s debut, Rangers leadership feels mixed emotions," 13 Mar. 2020 Indeed, Nelson said construction is continuing to proceed on schedule with work expected to wrap up by the end of the month before contractors spend February working through a punch list of final touches throughout the stadium. Paul Gattis | Pgattis@al.com, al, "Check it out: Trash Pandas stadium nearing completion," 7 Jan. 2020 Every Warriors staffer carried a notebook and kept adding to punch lists as the night went on. Ann Killion, SFChronicle.com, "Warriors debut in the house that they — and Stephen Curry — built," 5 Oct. 2019 Tyler said a few punch list items, including railings, still need to be installed. Peter Marteka, courant.com, "State officials working to make Enders State Forest safer for visitors," 21 Sep. 2019 Having a professional handyman come through and knock out that punch list of items before opening day is a great idea and will not only send positive signals to your prospective buyer but save you money on the home inspection. Jonathan Fox, chicagotribune.com, "7 investments to help you get top-dollar in a home sale," 6 July 2017 The Department of City Planning, which moved in a couple of years ago, is still working through a punch list for its new public hearing room in the concourse below the lobby that leads to the subways. Jane Margolies, New York Times, "Equitable Building, Spur for Modern Zoning, Will Get a $50 Million Face-Lift," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of punch list

1955, in the meaning defined above

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15 May 2020

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“Punch list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/punch%20list. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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