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countercheck


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Countercheck  \Coun`ter*check"\  (koun`t?r-ch?k"),  v.  t.  [imp.  & 
  p.  p.  {Counterchecked}  (-ch?ckt");  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Counterchecking}.] 
  To  oppose  or  check  by  some  obstacle;  to  check  by  a  return 
  check. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Countercheck  \Coun"ter*check`\  (koun"t?r-ch?k`),  n. 
  1.  A  check;  a  stop;  a  rebuke,  or  censure  to  check  a  reprover. 
 
  2.  Any  force  or  device  designed  to  restrain  another 
  restraining  force;  a  check  upon  a  check. 
 
  The  system  of  checks  and  counterchecks.  --J.  H. 
  Newton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  countercheck 
  v  1:  oppose  or  check  by  a  counteraction  [syn:  {counteract}] 
  2:  check  a  second  time 




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