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spell checker

or spell·check·er (spĕl′chĕk′ər)
An application within most word processing programs that checks for spelling errors in documents.

spell check v.


(or spell′ing) check`er,

a computer program for checking the spelling of words in an electronic document.
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The use of spell-check for Oregon's seventh-grade and high school online writing assessment has spurred a welcome dialogue regarding what is important for our kids to know and be able to do around writing.
Just thought I would check that there wasn't an accidental transposition of the letters by spell-check.
We do spell-check stories and proof read all pages.
Spell-check your Visual Studio files and easily correct those embarrassing spelling mistakes in comments, XML documents, string constants, and HTML files.
Downloading images takes a while, and features such as spell-check and a thesaurus don't come standard.
Note, however, that the spell-check dictionary is used by all Windows applications--Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and OneNote--but you can edit only in Word.
I guess people get comfortable about the fact that they don't need to be 100% sure about the spelling of a particular word because the spell-check will pick it up.
The goal is to provide students with a collection of services available through a roaming profile process," he says, "that allows students to move from computer to computer and have personal settings applied, retain personal browser favorites and bookmarks, spell-check dictionaries, layout-window placements, customized menus, and commands.
As my computer's spell-check begins to a take a vacation from terms like nodularization, GFN, dendrites, tuyeres and rattails, a few parting thoughts as the whistle blows .
Spell-check, grammar-check and syntax-check are all built right in.
Her 8/2 letter to the editor at Time made this point: "Another spell-check boner: 'When King challenged Bush's commitment to passing a patients' bill of rights, the President didn't waiver (Time 6 Aug.
For those people who do have difficulties with spelling and grammar, they admit that the spell-check facility is a useful first step.