certified check

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n certified check a check containing certification that the person who issued the check has sufficient funds on deposit to cover payment
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Certified check A bank check, the validity of which is certified by the bank on which it is drawn.
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Usage

In literature:

My money on the lad with the butterfly tie and the certified checks in his trouserings.
"Heart of the West" by O. Henry
The accounts had been checked and certified by the sergeant of the law.
"Sir Nigel" by Arthur Conan Doyle
I suppose you have cash or a certified check: that's all they'll take here.
"The Blazed Trail" by Stewart Edward White
From one of the letters dropped a certified check for five figures for a contract equal to five pages in the magazine.
"The Americanization of Edward Bok" by Edward William Bok
He took that word like it was a certified check.
"When Egypt Went Broke" by Holman Day
He presented his certified check, and the five hundred dollars in bills were passed to him, and he placed them in his inside coat pocket.
"Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks" by Charles Felton Pidgin
Then the buyer presents a certified check or actual cash for the amount he has agreed to pay.
"If You're Going to Live in the Country" by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
It was a certified check for six hundred dollars.
"Potash & Perlmutter" by Montague Glass
A certified check on the Bank of Burma needs no further recommendation.
"Parrot & Co." by Harold MacGrath
I've got a certified check for a thousand to bind the bargain.
"Rope" by Holworthy Hall
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In news:

Lite-Check is offering Certifier 912 upgrades that will breathe new life and provide new features for a 121 brake timing tester.
Lite-Check LLC announces enhanced trailer and tractor certification and wireless data collection capabilities for the Certifier 912 FMVSS 121 and CMVSS 121 vehicle test system.
Almonds certified with 'Heart Check' mark .
When purchasing an electronic product, check for certification marks from organizations that certify the quality and performance of electrical products.
Akers suggests consumers check into where the recycler sends what it takes in, or alternatively to look for a recycler certified by the eStewards program that Akers is part of or by R2 Solutions.
Certified PDF and PDF Profiles allow users to check crucial PDF attributes, track changes, and automatically correct common errors.
A vessel safety check, a complementary safety inspection of a recreational boat conducted by a trained and certified US Coast Guard Auxiliary or US Power Squadron vessel examiner, ensures vessels meet federal safety standards.
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In science:

The classical algorithm for testing bipartiteness is based on checking whether a pair of short random walks form an odd-length cycle in the graph, thereby certifying non-bipartiteness .
Quantum property testing for bounded-degree graphs
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