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  • v. To check that words in written text are properly spelled.
  • v. To run a spellchecker.
  • n. The act of spellchecking
  • n. A spellchecker.


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  • That doesn't mean spellcheck is an undirected process.

    A True Scientist

  • I'm going back to using a text editor with HTML and spellcheck, which is easier on the PC with Windows than in Mac OS 9.

    Archive 2004-06-01

  • Okay, so you come up with a simpler way to spellcheck, but just the idea of spellcheck might boggle some people's minds.

    Netvouz - new bookmarks

  • Furthermore, "spellcheck" itself is not in their dictionary, and I'm advised to use spell-check or spell check.

    Paul Krassner: Behind the Fake Report of Jeff Goldblum's Death

  • But there are also some features that do not work without Internet connection, such as spellcheck and although you can still open the attachment, the version at this time does not allow you to add the attachment (this feature will be added soon).

    Gmail Now Supports Use Offline!

  • On top of that, Google's word processor now sports more Office-like features, such as spellcheck while you type and a ruler across the top for easier margin alignment.

    Ars Technica

  • Anything that requires an Internet connection, such as spellcheck, won't work offline.


  • FBR Upgrades Sunpower (SPWRA); Oppenheimer Downgrades MEMC Electronics (WFR) … name = "spellcheck" > name = "suggestions" > name = "spinish" […] '>

    Planet Apache

  • Do we rely so much on spellcheck that basic errors like this slip through now?

    Color of Money Book Club

  • The ability to know where things are -- along with the ability to spell words of more than one syllabel silabelsyllable, are skills we are rapidly delegating to spellcheck and Google.

    Where is Arizona? Don't ask Peggy West -- or Google


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