to arrange in or mark with a checkerboard pattern: a wall checkerboarded with black and white tiles.
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How to use checkerboard in a sentence
Artists before Beeple had turned their works into NFTs but Beeple was the first to transform a checkerboard of 5,000 images into a single NFT, which tickled the fancy of Christie’s, no less.This NFT Painting Is a Work of Art - Issue 104: Harmony | Arthur I. Miller | August 18, 2021 | Nautilus
Every day he works, no matter how hot, he layers up to protect himself from pesticides and the sun, driving out of Oasis Mobile Home Park into that gray-green checkerboard to plant, pick or pack strawberries or cauliflower or broccoli or carrots.Postcard From Thermal: Surviving the Climate Gap in Eastern Coachella Valley | by Elizabeth Weil and Mauricio Rodríguez Pons | August 17, 2021 | ProPublica
If you’ve ever traced the checkerboard squares of public land or needed to find the edges of your own property, you’ve seen those survey lines, which stretch perfectly straight across paper maps.We Mapped the West 200 Years Ago, and We’re Still Living with the Mistakes | abarronian | July 12, 2021 | Outside Online
Three types of interactions result in stacked sheets of chromosomes, giving the heat maps that checkerboard or mattress look.Cells cram DNA into the nucleus in two distinct ways | Erin Garcia de Jesús | June 10, 2021 | Science News
With patchwork and kitschy patterns, like checkerboard or squiggles.
While it preserves a checkerboard of forest, the result on wildlife is devastating.
I remember this pair of Capri pants, the backs were checkerboard and the fronts were black.
The once-Republican Solid South is starting to look like a blue-and-red checkerboard, writes Lloyd Green.Stuffy Old Men: Region, Religion, Race and Class Define and Buffet GOP | Lloyd Green | March 31, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A moment later a maid placed on the table beside the checkerboard a tray, with a decanter and glasses, and a pitcher of water.A Hoosier Chronicle | Meredith Nicholson
Then cut them into thin slices for serving and they will be found to resemble a checkerboard.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Ezra goes too, and sometimes we take the old checkerboard and have a game or so.Cursed | George Allan England
The streets lay parallel and at right angles like the lines on a checkerboard.Japan | Various
It will even strive to imitate a black and white checkerboard.Visual Illusions | Matthew Luckiesh
British Dictionary definitions for checkerboard
US and Canadian a square board divided into 64 squares of alternating colours, used for playing checkers or chess: Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): draughtboard
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