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spell checker

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

spell check v.

spell′

(or spell′ing) check`er,


n.
a computer program for checking the spelling of words in an electronic document.
[1980–85]
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you'll find an option titled "gender-specific language," which promises to convert the basic spell check from a simple copy editor to a fully woke word processor.
Next, if you've written the paper on a computer, run spell check and then print out a hard copy for proofreading.
It suggests the UK has produced an "auto-correct generation" that relies on computer spell checks.
This is a good indicator that they are relying on a computer spell check.
The system was pioneered on the development of an Afrikaans spell check "that gave us the necessary technological background for efficient sharing of knowledge with other languages", discloses head of CTexT, Gerard van Huyssteen.
The programme installs as a new button in the IE toolbar (as well as a new menu item under ``Tools'') - after filling in a form, just hit the ieSpell button and it pops up a dialog, similar to the MS Word spell check.
Also run a spell check on them, or get someone else to proofread them.
Features include: claims management, loss-run analysis, scheduler, spell check, diary notes, check writing, ad hoc report writer, graphing, case management, safety including automation of the OSHA 300 and OSHA 301 log, and first-report-of-injury form.
Though E-mail is reputed to be a quick medium of communication, make sure to use your Spell Check function under Tools in your Toolbar.
It has expanded the Spell Check features, which are now more prominently displayed above the top search result.
A spell check may save time but the research shows it is essential to spend an extra five minutes checking over written work.