Associations to the word «Checkpoint»


CHECKPOINT, noun. 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
CHECKPOINT, noun. (computing) 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
CHECKPOINT, noun. (video games) 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.
CHECKPOINT, verb. To set a checkpoint

Dictionary definition

CHECKPOINT, noun. A place (as at a frontier) where travellers are stopped for inspection and clearance.

Wise words

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