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Check

A bill of exchange representing a draft on a bank from deposited funds that pays a certain sum of money to a certain person or party.

Check

A document in which the writer orders his/her bank to pay to the receiver of the check a stated amount of money. For example, Joe may write Andrew a check for $10. In doing so, Joe is signing a document stating that he wishes to give Andrew $10, that it is available in Joe's bank, and Andrew can receive it from there. Andrew can either go to Joe's bank, present the check, and collect $10, or he may go to his own bank to deposit the check into his own account. In that case, Andrew's bank contacts Joe's bank and collects the $10 that way. Checks can be for any amount. See also: Check hold.
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For all Ohio statistics, see Ohio State Highway Patrol, Office of Field Operations, Sobriety Checkpoint Statistics, January 23, 2002.
This acquisition and Checkpoint's commitment to growing its European business are a reflection of the strategic program that we have undertaken in the past year to build sales and market share in Checkpoint's key markets worldwide, and which enabled Checkpoint to achieve revenue growth of over 36 percent in 1992 and almost 41 percent in the first quarter of 1993.
Checkpoint Systems is very proud to support Metro's long-term, strategic investment in RFID," said George Off, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Checkpoint Systems, Inc.
Valencia resident Joe Morelli and his wife, Rose, passed through the checkpoint and, despite their concern about some cartons of ice cream melting in the car, they praised the operation.
The objective intrusion can be curtailed by implementing the roadblock in a manner that limits the delay experienced by travelers approaching and passing through the checkpoint.
Checkpoint and Sensormatic have also agreed to cross-license their respective radio frequency and acousto-magnetic technologies, in the case that either of these technologies is adopted as the standard or "technology of choice" for source tagging in a specific retail or business sector, such as supermarkets, mass merchandisers, or music stores (NARM).
ADS President Simon Winstanley stated, "The sale to Checkpoint will enable ADS customers to continue receiving the quality service that they have been used to, while benefiting from an expanded global network of locations and technologies including integrated RF-EAS labels and laser printing.
One checkpoint was put into action last weekend, and two more are planned for the summer.
According to Maxwell, he advised the officer at the checkpoint that he was a retired police officer and that his license and registration were in a pouch along with a registered handgun.
According to Robert Burkitt, president of Checkpoint Canada, the acquisition will enhance the company's position with Canadian retailers.
Partnering with Checkpoint will allow METRO to have a consistent product protection solution across its entire international estate.
It's a wonderful idea,'' said motorist Thomas De La Cruz, 43, of Lancaster, who was stopped by the checkpoint on the way back from the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds.