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cross-check

(v. ˈkrɔsˈtʃɛk, ˈkrɒs-; n. -ˌtʃɛk, -ˈtʃɛk)

v.t.
1. to determine the accuracy of (something) by checking it with various sources.
2. (in ice hockey) to block (an opponent) by placing the stick across the opponent's body.
n.
3. the act of cross-checking.
[1935–40]
cross′-check`er, n.
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cross-check


Past participle: cross-checked
Gerund: cross-checking

Imperative
cross-check
cross-check
Present
I cross-check
you cross-check
he/she/it cross-checks
we cross-check
you cross-check
they cross-check
Preterite
I cross-checked
you cross-checked
he/she/it cross-checked
we cross-checked
you cross-checked
they cross-checked
Present Continuous
I am cross-checking
you are cross-checking
he/she/it is cross-checking
we are cross-checking
you are cross-checking
they are cross-checking
Present Perfect
I have cross-checked
you have cross-checked
he/she/it has cross-checked
we have cross-checked
you have cross-checked
they have cross-checked
Past Continuous
I was cross-checking
you were cross-checking
he/she/it was cross-checking
we were cross-checking
you were cross-checking
they were cross-checking
Past Perfect
I had cross-checked
you had cross-checked
he/she/it had cross-checked
we had cross-checked
you had cross-checked
they had cross-checked
Future
I will cross-check
you will cross-check
he/she/it will cross-check
we will cross-check
you will cross-check
they will cross-check
Future Perfect
I will have cross-checked
you will have cross-checked
he/she/it will have cross-checked
we will have cross-checked
you will have cross-checked
they will have cross-checked
Future Continuous
I will be cross-checking
you will be cross-checking
he/she/it will be cross-checking
we will be cross-checking
you will be cross-checking
they will be cross-checking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cross-checking
you have been cross-checking
he/she/it has been cross-checking
we have been cross-checking
you have been cross-checking
they have been cross-checking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cross-checking
you will have been cross-checking
he/she/it will have been cross-checking
we will have been cross-checking
you will have been cross-checking
they will have been cross-checking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cross-checking
you had been cross-checking
he/she/it had been cross-checking
we had been cross-checking
you had been cross-checking
they had been cross-checking
Conditional
I would cross-check
you would cross-check
he/she/it would cross-check
we would cross-check
you would cross-check
they would cross-check
Past Conditional
I would have cross-checked
you would have cross-checked
he/she/it would have cross-checked
we would have cross-checked
you would have cross-checked
they would have cross-checked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cross-check - check out conflicting sources; crosscheck facts, for example
insure, see to it, ensure, ascertain, check, assure, control, see - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
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Translations

cross-check

[ˈkrɒstʃek]
B. VTcomprobar una vez más or por otro sistema, verificar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cross-check

[ˌkrɒsˈtʃɛk]
1. ncontroprova
2. vtfare una controprova di
3. vifare una controprova
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Just as an astute pilot is always cross-checking the instruments, the system also cross-checks the sensors.
While the cross-checks required will prevent full payments in December 2015, she said the Welsh Government will be making substantial part payments as early in the payment period as possible.
"Some of the environmental payments are delayed for cross-checks," he said.
AA Insurance's John Close says: "Police use automatic number plate recognition technology that instantly cross-checks registration numbers against the insurance database.
In the operation, a camera scans car number-plates and a computer cross-checks it with police and DVLA databases.
But she added that in practice nurses had always carried out cross-checks.
The many cross-checks built into the system provide an important layer of protection.
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* Use statistical techniques such as analytical reference standards, industry cross-checks, and round-robins to understand and reduce sources of variation in the analytical process.
Since 1986 we have organized or taken part in Mooney viscosity cross-checks in collaboration with a substantial number of laboratories.