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ˈtʃɛkˌpɔɪntcheck·point

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. checkpointnoun

    a place (as at a frontier) where travellers are stopped for inspection and clearance

Wiktionary

  1. checkpointnoun

    A point or place where a check is performed, especially a point along a road or on a frontier where travellers are stopped for inspection

    The travellers were stopped at the checkpoint.

  2. checkpointnoun

    a situation, often represented by a point in time, at which the state of a database system is known to be valid, and to which it can be returned in the event of a crisis by using a combination of backups and logs; the data stored at this event

    After the crash, we rolled back the database to the last checkpoint.

  3. checkpointnoun

    A predetermined point in a map, level or scenario that the player may resume from if they die or restart from if they choose to.

    You can't finish the race if you haven't passed all of the checkpoints on the track.

  4. checkpointverb

    To set a checkpoint

Freebase

  1. Checkpoint

    "Checkpoint" is the twelfth episode of season 5 of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. checkpoint

    1. A predetermined point on the surface of the Earth used as a means of controlling movement, a registration target for fire adjustment, or reference for location. 2. Center of impact; a burst center. 3. Geographical location on land or water above which the position of an aircraft in flight may be determined by observation or by electrical means. 4. A place where military police check vehicular or pedestrian traffic in order to enforce circulation control measures and other laws, orders, and regulations.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of checkpoint in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of checkpoint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of checkpoint in a Sentence

  1. Chad Wolf:

    Tacking that responsibility onto a TSA officer in addition to all the screening duties, all the duties they have to do at the checkpoint beyond that, I think is a recipe for disaster.

  2. Yuhami Ahmed:

    They are now shelling the power station so we've moved back the last checkpoint for civilians.

  3. Bill Hinshaw:

    We're a world leader in cellular therapy and we have a great set-up in terms of second- and third-generation checkpoint inhibitors, and our leadership in targeted therapies gives us a wonderful opportunity for combinations and sequences.

  4. Myles Caggins:

    Coalition and Syrian Democratic Forces, conducting a routine anti-ISIS security patrol near Tal Al-Zahab, Syria, encountered a checkpoint occupied by pro-Syrian regime forces. After receiving safe passage from the pro-regime forces, the patrol came under small arms fire from individuals in the vicinity of the checkpoint. Coalition troops returned fire in self-defense.

  5. Bill Hinshaw:

    We're a world leader in cellular therapy and we have a great set-up in terms of second - and third-generation checkpoint inhibitors, and our leadership in targeted therapies gives us a wonderful opportunity for combinations and sequences.

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