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cross–check

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verb \ˈkrȯs-ˌchek\

Definition of cross–check

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to obstruct in ice hockey or lacrosse by thrusting one's stick held in both hands across an opponent's face or body

  3. 2 :  to check (something, such as data or reports) from various angles or sources to determine validity or accuracy

Circa 1930

First Known Use of cross–check

circa 1930


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cross–check

noun

Definition of cross–check

  1. :  an act or instance of cross-checking

1937

First Known Use of cross–check

1937


CROSS–CHECK Defined for English Language Learners

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cross–check

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verb \ˈkrȯs-ˌchek\

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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