from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To verify by comparing with parallel or supplementary data.
- transitive v. Sports To check illegally in ice hockey by striking an opponent with one's hockey stick held in both hands and lifted off the ice.
- n. The act of crosschecking.
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- n. A penalty.
- n. A penalty where a player hits another player with the shaft of their lacrosse stick with their hands spread apart.
- v. To hit another player with the shaft of a lacrosse stick.
- v. To re-examine; to double-check.
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- n. an instance of confirming something by considering information from several sources
- n. an illegal check (chopping at an opponent's arms or stick)
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"While the briefings provided me with a helpful update on what was happening on the ground, I knew that I would have to crosscheck their assessment by talking to other military officials, diplomatic officials, outside experts and troops in the field, and I always raise skeptical questions when discussing this topic."
Mir also repeatedly asks the caller to crosscheck Khawaja for his contacts with the CIA and being an agent of the international network of Ahmadiyya; and says that in his opinion Qadiyanis (the Ahmadiyya) are 'worse than kafirs (the non-believers),' thus encouraging the militant commander to kill him.
At the point of mentioning Khwaja, the caller identifies himself as someone from the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), based in South Waziristan, and indicates that he needs the information to crosscheck the abducted Khwaja and use it for his execution.
I still have to do a final crosscheck but then I should be able to cascade forward and find my final bottomline.
TOM HARKIN (D), IOWA: It is both about coverage and cost, because we believe, you know, with a public-option plan, that will act as a crosscheck on the insurance companies.
They don't seem to realize we can crosscheck their statements.
The observers crosscheck those who have voted off of a list of persons previously identified as likely supporters and communicate the results to the headquarters, enabling the party to determine which supporters haven't voted and direct efforts towards them to encourage them to vote.
What was also worrying was that the list of voters was handwritten with nothing how to crosscheck from the main list.
That enormous logistical inconvenience guaranteed that few people beyond private eyes and document retrieval companies -- working for paying clients -- would crosscheck and ferret out the revealing information public records yield.
Very interesting reading – especially when you crosscheck the locations of some of the donors with other places he has worked.