crosscheck
cross·check (krôsʹchĕk', krŏsʹ-) tr.v. cross·checked, cross·check·ing, cross·checks
1. To verify by comparing with parallel or supplementary data.
2. 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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