AskDefine | Define checking

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  1. present participle of check


  1. In the context of "ice hockey": The act of physically keeping an opposing player in check.


Extensive Definition

Check may refer to:
In games:
  • Check (chess), a threat to capture the king or general
  • Cross-check, in chess, a check played in reply to a check
  • Poker chip, less commonly referred to as a check
  • Check, declining to bet in a game of poker
checking in German: Check
checking in Japanese: チェック
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