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check-in

[chek-in] /ˈtʃɛkˌɪn/
noun
1.
the act or fact of checking in.
Origin of check-in
1915-1920
1915-20; noun use of verb phrase check in
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  • And this is a check-in card, did you call it a check-in card?

    Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • He took off his helmet, tucked it under his arm, and headed for the check-in station.

    Anchorite Randall Garrett
  • check-in was a lot simpler than at a coffin-hotel or a Hilton: just a brief discussion of the available rooms and a quick tour.

    Makers Cory Doctorow
  • I only found the checkout, I didn't ever see the check-in—I think I did see it one time.

    Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • An American businessman next to her at the check-in counter saw her puzzling over it.

    Makers Cory Doctorow
  • The buildings turned out to be a few single-story administrative shacks clustered around a check-in point.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
Contemporary definitions for check-in
noun

act or instance of showing one's ticket to or registering with an authorized agent, as in an airport or hotel

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Check-in may require the presentation of payment, reservations, or other documentation or identification.

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