Word usage examples
Before them, the town square lay in a checkwork of moonlight and shadow, bordered with the embroidered gold of a hundred lamps from the taverns that rimmed it.
When the checksums failed to match, the receiving computer would simply assume that the message it had assembled was corrupted, disregard it, and signal for a repeat transmission.
What Colonel Raymond was saying was that the checksums for the packets containing the Tangerine file would be deliberately miscalculated.
He'd found that the meter and rhythm of poetry provided its own checksum, a bit like the checksums in computer data.
Back in Athena, whatever elaborate metaphoric action they'd used to instruct the communications software to halt them, append suitable explanatory headers and checksums, then turn the whole package bit-by-bit into a stream of modulated gamma rays, it could never have fully prepared them for the fact that in a subjective instant they'd be stepping ninety-seven years into the future, and ninety-seven light years from home.
No one, not even the Chows, have identical checksums, but those are the closest I have ever measured between two people.
He left his science book in the checkroom, along with the scorebook and the basketball, showed his membership card to the cashier, and took a preliminary stroll around the Haida war canoe in the 77th Street lobby.
Outside the museum shop, the checkroom attendant was talking animatedly with the cashier.
Sticking his head out cautiously from behind the canoe, Burdick looked to see if either the cashier or the checkroom attendant was reporting the missing Indian.
You picked up the ticket at the South Kensington post office, and then you went on and collected the package from the checkroom at Paddington.