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checking

 [chek´ing]
inspecting, testing, or monitoring.
controlled substance checking in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promoting appropriate use and maintaining security of controlled substances.
emergency cart checking in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as systematic review of the contents of an emergency cart at established time intervals.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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I went on with my sewing as long as I could see, and then bade Nancy good-evening; checking her too lively gratitude by the undeniable assurance that I had only done for her what she would have done for me, if she had been in my place and I in hers.
When Alexander came back from dinner he put more wood on his fire, made himself comfortable, and settled down at his desk, where he began checking over estimate sheets.
'Where's--where's Dennis?' said Hugh, coming to a stop, and checking Barnaby with his strong arm.
What is the matter?" Then, with a sudden undefined dread lest this stranger might have something to do with a change in her father, she rushed upstairs, checking herself at the bedroom door to throw off her bonnet, and enter on tiptoe.
My feelings I smother, but thou hast been the cause of this anguish, my--upon my word,' said Mr Swiveller, checking himself and falling thoughtfully into the client's chair,