cross-check


cross-check
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  • cross-check — cross checks, cross checking, cross checked VERB If you cross check information, you check that it is correct using a different method or source from the one originally used to obtain it. [V n] You have to scrupulously check and cross check… …   English dictionary

  • cross-check — cross checker, n. v. /kraws chek , kros /; n. /kraws chek , chek , kros /, v.t. 1. to determine the accuracy of (something) by checking it with various sources. 2. Ice Hockey. to execute a cross check on (an opponent). n. 3. the act of cross… …   Universalium

  • Cross check — may refer to: Cross checking, an infraction in the sport of ice hockey Cross check, a chess tactic of blocking a Check with a check to force the exchange of pieces This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • cross-check — v [I and T] to make certain that something is correct by using a different method to check it again > cross check n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cross-check — [krôs′chek΄] vt., vi. 1. to check or verify from various sources or points of view 2. Ice Hockey to illegally check (an opponent) with one s stick held in both hands and lifted from the ice n. an act of cross checking …   English World dictionary

  • cross-check — ► VERB ▪ verify (figures or information) by using an alternative source or method. ► NOUN ▪ an instance of cross checking figures or information …   English terms dictionary

  • Cross-check — This article is about a type of move in chess. Cross checking is also a penalty in ice hockey. In chess, a cross check is a tactic in which a check played in response to a check, especially when the original check is blocked by a piece that… …   Wikipedia

  • cross-check — v. [[t]ˈkrɔsˈtʃɛk, ˈkrɒs [/t]] n. [[t] ˌtʃɛk, ˈtʃɛk[/t]] v. t. 1) to determine the accuracy of (something) by checking it with various sources 2) spo (in ice hockey) to block (an opponent) by placing the stick across the opponent s body 3) the… …   From formal English to slang

  • cross-check(2) — {n.} The testing of the truth of by checking one report against another or others. * /A cross check with other books will show us if this story is true./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cross-check(2) — {n.} The testing of the truth of by checking one report against another or others. * /A cross check with other books will show us if this story is true./ …   Dictionary of American idioms


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