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cross-check

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verb \ ˈkrȯs-ˌchek \

Definition of cross-check

transitive verb
1 :to obstruct in ice hockey or lacrosse by thrusting one's stick held in both hands across an opponent's face or body
2 :to check (something, such as data or reports) from various angles or sources to determine validity or accuracy

First Known Use of cross-check

circa 1930


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cross-check

noun

Definition of cross-check

:an act or instance of cross-checking

First Known Use of cross-check

1937


CROSS-CHECK Defined for English Language Learners

cross-check

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verb

Definition of cross-check for English Language Learners

  • : to use a different source or method to check (something, such as information or calculations)


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