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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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There's lots of black and white chequer board and hounds tooth prints or black outfits with white piping and white buttons.
IT LOOKS like a chequer board, but this two-bedroom terrace house in Shobdon, near Leominster, is real enough.
Linoleum in abstract designs or black and white chequer board vinyl tiles are also a good backdrop.
For the first few months, when babies only have a visual range of about ten inches, she recommends high contrast black and white patterns particularly chequer board or swirly line designs.
The Croatian team, in its first-ever World Cup wears shirts with a distinctive red-and-white chequer board design.