spellchecker

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a program that checks the spelling in a text by comparing it with a dictionary held in the computer

Computing

  • noun a dictionary of correctly spelled words, held in a computer, and used to check the spelling of a text

Information & Library Science

  • noun a program which looks at the words of a text in a computer, checks them against a dictionary of correctly spelled words, and indicates the words that are incorrect
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