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checkerboard

check·er·board

checkerboard

 
pronunciation:
che kr bord
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a surface marked into eight rows and columns of squares of two alternating colors, usu. red and black, and used as a game board for checkers or chess.
definition 2: any pattern of squares of two alternating colors.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: checkerboarded, checkerboarding, checkerboards
definition: to pattern or mark like a checkerboard.
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