discovered check

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n discovered check a check on the opponent's king that is delivered by moving a piece out of the line of attack by a queen or rook or bishop
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Usage

In literature:

Magua had early discovered that in retaining the person of Alice, he possessed the most effectual check on Cora.
"The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper
Her keen penetration discovered something in his face which checked the gayety of her welcome.
"The Evil Genius" by Wilkie Collins
Let us now turn to Lee, and see what he has been doing while Hooker thus discovered check.
"The Campaign of Chancellorsville" by Theodore A. Dodge
Tempting Black to open the discovered check, which would cost him 'the exchange.
"The Blue Book of Chess" by Howard Staunton and "Modern Authorities"
I had not forgotten the scruples which had formerly made me check a passion whose tendency was easily discovered.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
But, upon discovering the boys, the cowmen quickly checked their flow of language.
"The Pony Rider Boys in Texas" by Frank Gee Patchin
Now they would check the fire at one point, only to discover that it had leaped over the line at another.
"Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders in the Great North Woods" by Jessie Graham Flower
I checked and discovered that full power was being applied.
"Indirection" by Everett B. Cole
Dick, without checking his broom, told how he had discovered the tracks of the Indians, and returned at once, as has been related.
"The Wild Man of the West" by R.M. Ballantyne
The movement was discovered just in time to be checked.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
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In news:

(Image courtesy of Hubblesite.org) From checking out the Earth-like scenery of a newly-discovered planet to embracing the possibility of intergalactic tourism, humans are fascinated with the idea of getting lost in space.
A few months ago, I discovered through a routine check up that I have high blood pressure too.
The GBI is investigating a double homicide in Wayne County GBI Agent Mike McDaniel said a coworker of the individuals found dead went to check on them Friday at a house on Madry Springs Road in Odum when the bodies were discovered.
Check out these slides to discover likely causes of common dental symptoms.
0A state inspector recently checked a Sebastian store discovering roach droppings and a dead rodent on a glue trap.
SUNNYVALE Drivers who sold vehicles on consignment discover that checks bounced and business owner has vanished.
Here, you can check in and choose a seat on our flight to discover how this choice would have affected your chances of surviving our crash.
I checked the server's network settings and was pleased to discover the server was part of the Linksys' EA6500 router's network via its Ethernet connection to the WUMC710.
When she went to check out, she discovered her wallet was missing from her purse.
Visa, Mastercard, Discover, No checks accepted.
Check out this recently discovered test footage from a proposed 1936 John Carter of Mars animated movie.
You purchase a new home and while walking through it you discover something hanging from an attic door, you go check it out and find several old WW 2 ammunition boxes stuffed with cash, lots of cash.
Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, No checks accepted.
Beyond all that, we pleasantly discovered that the service is kid-cool, from the initial computer check-in.
After a quick check through my wardrobe, I discovered that the only kind of shirts I have more than fishing shirts are Thunder shirts .
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In science:

Since these actions are subject to little static checking, they are usually a source of errors which are discovered only when generated code is compiled.
Extensible type checker for parser generation
If this propagation yields any adjacent levels that share all clauses (a simple syntactic check, not a validity check), an inductive strengthening of P has been discovered.
k-Step Relative Inductive Generalization
Check the endnote at the end of this sentence to see if you had either of the two test words on your list.5 When I give this task to my class, typically more than half of the students put one or both of the test words on their list and are shocked to discover that they weren’t there.
The role of context and culture in teaching physics: The implication of disciplinary differences
For transients discovered by other means, it will be possible to go back to the Gaia data afterwards, and check whether the on-board software in fact detected something.
Concluding Remarks: Gaia and Astrophysics in 2015-2020
These other techniques were, however, used as a check on any ob jects discovered.
Fluorescent Lyman-alpha Emission from Gas Near a QSO at Redshift 4.28
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