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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.

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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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* Fix the misplaced modifier: Spell check will check ONLY what comes after ...
Just like what you're accustomed to seeing with spell check, a squiggly blue line will appear beneath a word or phrase when the platform detects a grammatical mistake.
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.
For those who do not have premium accounts, they are only limited to doing basic spell checks with the Android keyboard.
Of course, you should always use spell check, if it's available, but realize it won't catch everything.
To make that even easier, today we're rolling out two nifty improvements you've been asking for: updated spell check and more customized lists," says Google in a Google+ post.
All thanks to the iPhones' auto spell check! ( ANI )
A spokesman for Robertson blamed a spell check on his computer for the bungle.
TX Text Control RapidSpell.NET includes a spell check dialogue with replacement suggestions and the possibility to add new words to a custom dictionary.
According to my English Dictionary, and the spell check on my computer, the word still is granddad.
I, for one, would resent someone being dumped on me who was employed after being exposed as a liar on his CV - which would put paid to most people's applications - and being so slapdash he didn't bother to run a spell check over his letter.
You have to watch spell check. It will also try to put an "s" in fuze.