cross-check

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cross-check • v. [tr.] 1. verify (figures or information) by using an alternative source or method: always try to cross-check your bearings | [as n.] (cross-checking) no cross-checking has been done. 2. Ice Hockey obstruct (an opponent) illegally with the stick held horizontally in both hands. • n. 1. an instance of verifying something by using an alternative source or method. 2. Ice Hockey an illegal obstruction using the stick held horizontally in both hands.