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transitive verb cross·checked, cross·check·ing, cross·checks
- To verify by comparing with parallel or supplementary data.
- 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.
The act of crosschecking.