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spell checker

a computer program for checking the spelling of words in an electronic document.
Also called spelling checker.
Origin of spell checker
1980-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Use your word processor's spell checker for spelling.
  • Results also indicated no noticeable improvement in students' spelling because of the availability of the spell checker.
  • Use a spell checker for spelling and proofread it by hand, as a spell checker can miss a lot of errors.
  • They also permit the user to employ the spell checker in a word processor or to read the cells of a spreadsheet.
  • Use natural dialogue and a spell checker for scripts.
  • Web client: use spell checker embedded in the browser.

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