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Punnett,

Reginald Crundall, English geneticist, 1875-1967.
Punnett square - a grid used in genetics. Synonym(s): checkerboard

checkerboard

the pattern of a chess or draft board; used in many circumstances to display the results of mixing a specific number of variables. The variables are listed in columns designated along the horizontal border and the same or different variables in lines along the vertical border; the results of each mixing are recorded in the box where the columns and lines carrying the ingredients of the mix intersect.
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For the new album, inset, Chequerboard drew on his improvisational live shows and spent less time experimenting with sounds by himself.
In his work Chequerboard makes use of what he calls 'found sounds', which involves using a dictaphone or tape recorder to record naturally occurring sounds, and incorporating them into his music.
Buildings are arranged in a chequerboard formation, as opposed to pavilions marooned in space, each with a discrete external area that can be productively used for sport, games or gardening with a minimum of supervision.
With its geometric, chequerboard floor, blood red walls and midnight blue ceiling studded with sparkling spotlights, the heroically scaled foyer is an attempt to recreate the glamour and escapism of old cinemas, as well as process large crowds efficiently.
The main street frontage and short side elevations are embellished with a chequerboard pattern of blue and light grey render.
A chequerboard of small-size defensible spaces, without rigidity, aims to maximise social control.