Definition of Spell-checker

1. Noun. An electronic dictionary in a word processor that can be used to catch misspelled words.

Exact synonyms: Spelling Checker
Generic synonyms: Dictionary, Lexicon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spell-checker

spelean
spelencephaly
speleo-
speleological
speleologically
speleologies
speleologist
speleologists
speleology
speleothem
speleothems
spelk
spelks
spell
spell-check
spell-checker (current term)
spell-off
spell-offs
spell-work
spell check
spell checker
spell checkers
spell off
spell offs
spell out
spell work
spellable
spellathon
spellathons
spellbind

Literary usage of Spell-checker

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1. Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Developer's Workshopby John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb by John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb (1998)
"Text as it appears before Word's spell checker is invoked. .i Ul. .--. ... Changing the spelling of the text using Word's spell checker. ..."

2. The Free Agent Marketing Guide: 100+ Marketing Tips for Free Agents by Douglas Florzak (2004)
"Don't rely only on your spell checker! Spell checkers can be wrong. ... This is useful to keep your spell checker from flagging special industry jargon not ..."

3. Interstate Transportation of Human Pathogens: Hearing Before the Committee by Orrin G. Hatch (1999)
"That is about like misspelling my name, but if I had run the spell checker, which we are all very accustomed to on our word processors now, I probably would ..."

4. Medical Devices: Technological Innovation and Patient-Provider Perspectives edited by Michael Bilirakis (1999)
"Computer-aided diagnosis can act as a second reader or as a spell checker is the best analogy. I do make my slides. I made this slide, ..."

5. Disability in Higher Education by Serge Ebersold, Peter Evans (2003)
"The University of East London provides additional time, an alternative exam room, a portable spell-checker during the exam, tinted paper for exam questions ..."

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