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spell checker

noun
1.
a computer program for checking the spelling of words in an electronic document.
Also called spelling checker.
Origin of spell checker
1980-1985
1980-85
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British Dictionary definitions for spellchecker

spellchecker

/ˈspɛlˌtʃɛkə/
noun
1.
(computing) a program that highlights any word in a word-processed document that is not recognized as being correctly spelt
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