a playing piece, also known as a man or counter chouette a way of playing backgammon with more than two players, by having one player--the player "in the box"--play against a team of two or more other players. The team has a captain who resolves disagreements over where to move. If the team wins, the captain becomes the player in the box; if the team loses, the player in the box continues playing against the team and the team gets a new captain. If the team doubles, it does so as a unit; if the player in the box doubles, each team member may decide individually whether to accept or pass. close out (also called shut out) a position in which one player controls all six points in the opponent's inner board and the opponent has at least one checker on the bar; in such a situation, the opponent cannot move until at least one point becomes open come in see enter control a point have at least two checkers on a point, preventing the opponent from landing there control the cube have possession of the doubling cube; same as "own the cube"
A.K.A. Counter; Man; Piece; Stone; Token A single playing piece, typically a round disc. Each player uses one of two discretely-colored pieces. The pieces are moved according to die rolls according to the rules of play.
Someone who compulsively checks appliances, doors, windows, etc. May occur only in mania. Though it can debilitating for the sufferer, it doesn't hurt to have a checker pack your parachute. Part of the OCD Spectrum.
1) The person backstage at a fashion show who checks the outfit and model prior to them entering the runway to make sure all the details have been attended to. 2) A person that speaks a foreign language and monitors another talent for accurate pronunciation in a recording session utilizing that language.