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checker1

check·er1

checker1

 
pronunciation:
che kr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the disks used as a game piece in checkers, a game played by two persons, each having twelve disks to be moved over a board divided into sixty-four squares of two alternating colors.
definition 2: a pattern of squares of two alternating colors like a checkerboard, or one of the squares in such a pattern.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: checkered, checkering, checkers
definition 1: to pattern or mark with squares, esp. of two alternating colors.
definition 2: to alter by adding different colors; variegate.
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