spell–checker

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noun spell–check·er \ˈspel-ˌche-kər\

Definition of spell–checker

  1. :  a computer program that identifies possible misspellings in a block of text by comparing the text with a database of accepted spellings —called also spell-check, spelling checker

spell–check

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First Known Use of spell–checker

1980


SPELL–CHECKER Defined for English Language Learners

spell-checker

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Definition of spell–checker for English Language Learners

  • : a computer program that finds and corrects misspelled words in documents, e-mail, etc.


SPELL–CHECKER Defined for Kids

spell–checker

noun spell–check·er \ˈspel-ˌche-kər\

Definition of spell–checker for Students

  1. :  a computer program that shows the user any words that might be incorrectly spelled


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