Meaning of checkout

check•out

Pronunciation: (chek'out"), [key]
— n.
  1. the procedure of vacating and paying for one's quarters at a hotel.
  2. the time before which a hotel room must be vacated if another day's charge is not to be made.
  3. an examination of fitness for performance: The checkout of the new plane was successful.
  4. a series of sequential actions to familiarize oneself with new equipment.
  5. itemization and collection of amounts due for purchases.
  6. a counter where customers pay for purchases: The supermarket has five checkouts.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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