Is (1) A negotiable demand draft drawn on or payable through or at an office of a bank; (2) A negotiable demand draft drawn on a Federal Reserve Bank or a Federal Home Loan Bank; (3) A negotiable demand draft drawn on the Treasury of the United States; (4) A demand draft drawn on a state government or unit of general local government that is not payable through or at a bank; (5) A United States Postal Service money order; or (6) A traveler\'s check drawn on or payable through or at a bank. (7) The term check includes an original check and a substitute check. Note: The term â€œcheckâ€ does not include a noncash item or an item payable in a medium other than United States money. A draft may be a â€œcheckâ€ even though it is described on its face by another term, such as money order. For purposes of Check 21 the term â€œcheckâ€ also includes a demand draft of the type described above that is nonnegotiable.
negotiable instrument drawn against deposited funds, to pay a specified amount of money to a specific person upon demand. Examples include bills of exchange and drafts. see also bounced check, certified check, cashier's check, clearing, drawee, drawer, payee, float, kiting, account, raincheck, stop payment, traveler's check.
A written order on a bank to pay on demand a specified sum of money to a named person, out of money on deposit to the credit of the maker. A check differs from a warrant in that the latter is not necessarily payable on demand and may not be negotiable. It also differs from a voucher in that the latter is not an order to pay. Refer to WARRANT.
A retail payment instrument consisting of a written order from one party (the drawer) to another party (the drawee, normally a bank) requiring the drawee to pay a specified sum on demand to the drawer or to a third party specified by a drawer.
a written order or request addressed to a bank, by a party having money in their hands, desiring them to pay, on presentment, to a person therein named, or bearer, or to such person, or order, a named sum of money
A demand draft drawn against or payable through or at an office of a commercial bank. The accounts on which checks can be drawn include demand deposit accounts (DDAs), negotiable order of withdrawal accounts (NOW accounts) or credit union share draft accounts. There are also other categories of checks, including Traveler’s Checks, Money Orders sold through the U.S. Postal Service, Courtesy Checks for accessing credit lines, and certain drafts against government accounts (which can be checks drawn on Federal Reserve Bank accounts).
The Federal Reserve Board defines a check as "a draft or order upon a financial institution or banking house purporting to be drawn upon a deposit of funds, for the payment of a certain sum of money to a certain person therein named, or to his order, or to bearer, and payable instantly on demand." It is a negotiable instrument, and as such, must fulfill certain conditions. It must contain the phrase, Pay to the order of; the amount shown on the check's face must be clearly discernible; and it must have the signature of the drawer. Checks are usually dated but the lack of a date does not impair its negotiability.
A cheque (British English) or check (American English) is a negotiable instrument instructing a financial institution to pay a specific amount of a specific currency from a specific demand account held in the maker/depositor's name with that institution. Both the maker and payee may be natural persons or legal entities. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Check_(finance)
These have been around for quite a while and are essentially paper instruments ordering a bank to pay out a sum of money to a specified individual or organization, usually after being signed or stamped. Often old checks are collected along with paper currency. Many are very ornate.
A cheque, or (in American English) "check", thought to have developed from Persian "chek", is a negotiable instrument instructing a financial institution to pay a specific amount of a specific currency from a specific demand account held in the maker/depositor's name with that institution. Both the maker and payee may be natural persons or legal entities. · See Also · Cheque
1. A sudden stop or abrupt halt. 2. A restraint or control. 3. A written order to a bank to pay a stated amount of money from one's account. 4. Separation that runs along the grains and across the annual rings in a piece of wood.
A word of warning denoting that the king is in danger; such a menace of a player's king by an adversary's move as would, if it were any other piece, expose it to immediate capture. A king so menaced is said to be in check, and must be made safe at the next move.
A negotiable icon used in games of chance. Checks are used in blackjack, poker, craps, and other games. They have a set value. Chips, on the other hand, do not have a specific value. More often than not, however, the term chip is being used instead of check.
Not betting, aka pass. Possible only if no one has bet before you. If someone has bet out, you must either call, raise, or fold. Note that before the flop, checking is not an option, because the blinds constitute an initial bet.
An ATTACK (definition a)) on the King. In games between inexperienced players it is usual to announce "Check" to your opponent when attacking his King. If you play in adult tournaments you'll find that your opponents will probably not do this, expecting you to see for yourself if you are in check.
To decline making a Betting Round's initial Bet and Pass the option to the next Active Player. After a Betting Round's initial Bet has been placed, players no longer have the option to Check and may only Call, Raise or Fold (see below).
To pass the option to bet, if a bet has not already been established; however, the player has the option to Fold, Call, or Raise once the action comes back to that player. Another word for "chip" or "cheque", as in poker chip.
any defensive or guarding tactic used by hockey players accomplished by moving their bodies against an opponent to get the puck away; there are two main types of checks: stick check and body check; these are only allowed against a player in control of the puck or against the last player to control it; checking with too many steps or strides becomes charging.
(1) If you do not bet on your turn you have checked. Action will either check around and you will get a free card or if someone else bets you will have the option to call, fold, or raise. (2) Another word for chips in a poker room. "Player checks on table 3" means you are requesting chips.
The act of attacking the opponent's king. When check takes place, a player usually calls out "check" so the opponent is aware of the threat. The opponent must get out of check on the next move, either by moving the King, capturing the attacking piece, or moving another piece between the King and the attacking piece.
to check the option of betting - can only be done if you're first to act, or if no one else has yet bet (in which case you either need to call, raise or fold). " On the river, I knew he wouldn't call with a worse hand, so when he checked, I just checked behind."
A term that you will hear rather a lot of when playing the game. To check is to pass the opportunity to act on to the next player because you want to hide a strong hand, look to catch free cards, or don't know what you are doing. The most common is a) or b), but the act of checking suggests weakness. Be wary of checkers who raised prior to the flop.
When the king is directly attacked. The game is lost unless the king can be moved our of check, or another piece can be placed between the king and the attacking piece, or the attacking piece can be captured.
You have the option of doing nothing on your turn â€“ this is called checking. You make no bet. The other players will then either check around the table as well and you will get a free card, or if another player bets you will have the option to call, fold, or raise.
If you want to stay in the hand but not place a bet, you may check when the action reaches you as long as no bet has been made. A check may be though of as a bet of zero value. The word check is also a synonym for poker chip.
To possess the option to bet, but decline. A player cannot check once someone else has bet; at that point, the player must call, raise, or fold. But if no one has yet bet, a player can check, allowing the betting option to pass to the next player.
To stay in the hand but not bet or raise. Check allows you to stay in the game at no additional risk or cost to you. You may only Check if you are the first player to act in a round of betting or if all preceding players have Checked. Back To
any contact initiated by a defending player against an opponent to get the puck away from him or slow him down; there are two main types of checks: stick check and body check; these are only allowed against a player in control of the puck or against the last player to control it immediately after he gives it up; checking after too many steps or strides becomes charging.
When there is no bet already on the table for that current round of betting, you can "check" bet zero and pass the action on to the next player. If everyone checks, then play moves onto the next round.
Check refers to a King that is being attacked by an enemy piece. The King should move out of check, place another piece between the King and the attacking piece, or the attacking piece must be captured.
CHEC: Check express a situation where after the legal half-move of a chessplayer the opponent King is directly attacked. It is then an obligation, for the opponent, to take away the King from the attack. Three types of responses are in principle available: Capture the assailant piece. Interpose another piece of its camp. Move the King towards a square where it is not any more in Check. (Chess Rule).
In a betting round, if there are no previous bets or raises on a hand, players can "check" the hand and continue to play without wagering any more money. You must "call" to stay in the hand if someone raises. You can signify a check by tapping the table twice, and/or saying "check".
If no one has bet before you in a betting round, you have the option to check. This means that the action moves past you and the next player decides what to do (it is the equivalent of calling a bet of $0).
In games such as chess, shogi, and xiangqi, a check is an immediate threat to capture the king (or general in xiangqi). A king so threatened is said to be in check. In friendly games, it is customary for a player checking the opposing king to warn the opponent by saying "check".
A separation of fibres along the grain forming a fissure, but not extending through the piece from face to face. Checks commonly resulting from stresses built up during seasoning. They run radially, across the growth rings.
A lengthwise separation of wood, normally occurring across or through the rings of annual growth and usually the result of seasoning. Classified for the purpose of grading as surface check, small, medium, or large; end check; and through check. Surface check occurs on the surface of the piece, end check occurs on and end, and through check extends from one surface through the piece to the opposite surface.
the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
Stopping or slowing the forward glide of the shell by awkward, jerky motions, particularly during the recovery at at the catch. There are two common causes of checking the boat: starting the drive before the oars are fully engaged in the water and accelerating down the slide on the recovery.
Drag the blades on the water to slow and/or stop the boat from moving forward or backward. Having only one side check their blades results in a turn to that side. Port to check it down, starboard to row.
Describes an up and down motion of the rowing shell. If the shell bobs up or down at the catch or finish (release of the oar) it is called checking the boat. Any check interrupts the forward motion of the boat and slows it down.
Any abrupt deceleration of the shell caused by some uncontrolled motion within the shell; an interruption in the forward motion of the shell. The coxswain is probably the most acutely aware of this abrupt deceleration and it has been known to cause whiplash in some extreme cases.
to slack off slowly; to stop a vessel's way gradually by a line fastened to some fixed object or to an anchor on the bottom; to ease off a rope a little, especially with a view to reducing the tension; to stop or regulate the motion, as a cable when it is running too fast.
A mark, certificate, or token, by which, errors may be prevented, or a thing or person may be identified; as, checks placed against items in an account; a check given for baggage; a return check on a railroad.
All. To twist against a turn to complete it and to control rotation. A way to stop rotation. It is a form of counter rotation, and can be a windup for the next turn at the same time it is the end of the first. It has the effect of completing the turn, since your checking shoulders push your hips farther into the turn.
CAD-Duct Solids command] Collision detection on whole drawing. Item collisions are marked on drawing as green circles at item intersections. Type CHECK again after items have been adjusted to remove the green circles.
A mark made by the Hare in the shape of a circle with an X in the center. At this mark it is necessary for the FRB's to spread out and find the trail. The trail could lead in any direction from a check.
A big "X" or circle marked on the trail which indicates that the trail (may) now veer off in a new direction. The pack then must search around and find where the trail starts up again--usually within 50 yards or so.
Checking an item is a different action than selecting it. When you check an item, you change the state of the little box at the left end of the item so the box displays a little check icon. Clicking on a checkbox usually toggle it's state. You can also press Space, and all selected items will toggle their check state.
A discontinuity in a zone or pattern which is not a true annulus. Such rings are distinguished by the width of the zone relative to annuli, location relative to annuli, and incomplete formation or poor definition. Checks may also be differentiated from annuli on some scales by differences in platelet shape.
one of the simplest and most elegant ways of patterning plain weave cloth. Simple checks are formed with a second color thread at regular intervals on the ground. Micro checks give the fabric a shot woven glow, with only a few threads between the check spacing. Complex checks can be formed by combing warp and weft color repeats for amazing variety.
be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
Check questions are used during the course of the interview to identify the sample universe and denote the skip pattern for a particular set of questions. These questions are answered based on previous responses or direct observations, without asking the respondent.
To verify, to guard, to make secure, by means of a mark, token, or other check; to distinguish by a check; to put a mark against (an item) after comparing with an original or a counterpart in order to secure accuracy.
The step in production in which all elements of a scene are exam- ined and checked against the exposure sheet to ensure they are correct before being filmed. In studio animation, the person responsible for this step is the Checker.
find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"