check´weigh´er

check´weigh´er
check|weigh «CHEHK WAY», transitive verb.
to check the weight of (containers, loads, or the like): »

Scales are being used by an increasing number of banks to checkweigh packages of money to make sure that the bills are all there (New York Times).

check´weigh´er, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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