crosscheck crosscheck

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an instance of confirming something by considering information from several sources
  2. (n) an illegal check (chopping at an opponent's arms or stick)

Usage(s):

  1. You continue to dig, check and crosscheck, and try to put the pieces together.
  2. Compounding the error was the fact that the database the agency was using for a crosscheck hadn't been updated since before the embassy moved crosstown in 1996.
  3. The practical solution would seem to be to attend the briefings, regard them as a reportorial starting point, then go out and crosscheck.

News

  • Half-step on registration

    The Corbett administration is on the mark in enrolling in a 24-state consortium that seeks to prevent people from being registered to vote in more than one state. Under the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program, states submit their voter regi
    on August 24, 2013     Source: The Scranton Times-Tribune

Quotes

  1. "He didn't get a (major) penalty -- all he did was a facewash," Carbonneau said. "He didn't crosscheck or high-stick him in the face. A lot of things happened during the course of the game. There's one team that shouldn't talk. They had the...
    on Apr 27, 2008 By: Guy Carbonneau Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "Common international standards of biometrics must be developed. In my view, the sooner, the better," Ridge said. "We believe that biometrics is an extraordinary technological tool. It cannot only accurately identify and crosscheck travelers...
    on Jan 14, 2005 By: Tom Ridge Source: The Industry Standard

  3. "I probably got a little carried away," said Iginla, who had a pair of assists in the third period and finished plus-three on the night. "He caught me with a pretty good crosscheck under the ribs. It was one that just got me in the right...
    on Jan 18, 2009 By: Jarome Iginla Source: Canoe.ca

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