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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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Lighten any check, mitigate the destruction ever so little, and the number of the species will almost instantaneously increase to any amount.
When a species, owing to highly favourable circumstances, increases inordinately in numbers in a small tract, epidemics--at least, this seems generally to occur with our game animals--often ensue: and here we have a limiting check independent of the struggle for life.
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.
The increase of these flies, numerous as they are, must be habitually checked by some means, probably by birds.
Each cuff was a check, and Martin went over them anxiously, in a fever of expectation, but they were all blanks.
This process makes it possible for bank customers to deposit checks without physically coming to the branch, and to increase the use of advanced electronic services, through the banking applications offered to them.
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Exacerbating this problem, many paying banks offered (for a fee) to disburse checks for client firms from areas of the country that were difficult to get to in order for the firms to maximize the benefit of disbursement float this created.
The IRS has indicated that it generally will accept photocopies of substitute checks as proof of payment.
Detailed data from the Federal Reserve Banks, which process a large share of all interbank checks, indicate that paper has been rapidly eliminated from the check processing stream, even as overall check volume has declined (see figure 1).
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.
The issuing municipality has a department or bureau that accounts for issued checks. A subset to this accounting involves the maintenance of a stale-dated check registry of those checks not negotiated within their allowable life limitation.
Paper checks are collected, sent to the bank, then sent to central processor for manual encoding and imaging, then forwarded to the Federal Reserve where a credit is finally processed.
Appendix A provides a routing symbol guide that helps depository institutions determine the maximum permissible hold periods for most deposited checks. As of December 10, 2005, the Oklahoma City Branch office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will no longer process checks, and depository institutions that were assigned to that office have been reassigned to the head office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.