- n. 检查站，关卡
可数名词的用法：A checkpoint is a place where traffic is stopped so that it can be checked. 检查站例：
...a bomb explosion close to an army checkpoint.
- n. [计]检查站，关卡
Despite the rain,crowds gathered at the Bornholm Bridge, the first checkpoint in the Berlin Wall to open the night of November 9,1989.
Elsewhere,a suicide-bomber in the town of Jalula blew himself up after being stopped at a police checkpoint.
U.S.Army 2nd Lieutenant Gregory Avant abandons the first checkpoint and, after additional instruction, tells the police to start over fresh at another position.
Journalists were stopped at a police checkpoint several kilometres from the scene of the shooting.
Yesterday, in this same area, another roadside bomb exploded close to an Iraqi police checkpoint.