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check

1. n. a dose of a drug in a capsule or folded in a paper. (Drugs.) How much you want for a check?
2. interj. okay; yes; yes, it is on the list. BILL: Four quarts of oil. TOM: Check.
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Climate plays an important part in determining the average numbers of a species, and periodical seasons of extreme cold or drought, I believe to be the most effective of all checks. I estimated that the winter of 1854-55 destroyed four-fifths of the birds in my own grounds; and this is a tremendous destruction, when we remember that ten per cent.
Thus we can easily raise plenty of corn and rape-seed, &c., in our fields, because the seeds are in great excess compared with the number of birds which feed on them; nor can the birds, though having a superabundance of food at this one season, increase in number proportionally to the supply of seed, as their numbers are checked during winter: but any one who has tried, knows how troublesome it is to get seed from a few wheat or other such plants in a garden; I have in this case lost every single seed.
Many cases are on record showing how complex and unexpected are the checks and relations between organic beings, which have to struggle together in the same country.
The increase of these flies, numerous as they are, must be habitually checked by some means, probably by birds.
He recovered the axe in the midst of the Milky Way of checks, starched shirts, and manuscripts, and prepared, when he came down, to kill Joe.
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border, check collection in Canada usually just took one day.
The Check 21 Act enables banks to handle more checks electronically so they can process them more quickly and efficiently (Check 21 Act, [section]2).
Check 21 was designed to encourage the use of electronic check clearing but not mandate it.
Check truncation has not yet resulted in overall gains in economic efficiency for the Federal Reserve or for a sample of banks while Federal Reserve and bank officials expect efficiencies in the future.
Typically, a government check carries a life limitation printed on the front warning that it will become void after a specified number of days.
While electronic check conversion (ECC) dramatically lowers check handling costs, it does nothing to aid the recovery of returned checks.