• WordNet 3.6
    • n cross-examiner someone who questions a witness carefully (especially about testimony given earlier)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cross-examiner One who cross-examines or conducts a crosse-examination.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cross-examiner One who cross-examines.
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  • Louis Nizer
    Louis Nizer
    “In cross examination, as in fishing, nothing is more ungainly than a fisherman pulled into the water by his catch.”


In literature:

Now Morella's advocate rose to cross-examine, asking him who had made the arrangements for the marriage.
"Fair Margaret" by H. Rider Haggard
Was this a cross-examination?
"The Yellow Streak" by Valentine Williams
She is a wonder, if anybody cross-examines you.
"The Spenders" by Harry Leon Wilson
You forced the cross-examining role on me.
"The Postmaster's Daughter" by Louis Tracy
Mr. Tutt rose to the cross-examination with the same urbanity as before.
"Tutt and Mr. Tutt" by Arthur Train
Miss Dobbs was about to step down from the witness-box when Mr. Heath rose to cross-examine.
"The Vanishing Man" by R. Austin Freeman
He examined and cross-examined them several times, and apart from each other.
"The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the" by Thomas Clarkson
Under cross-examination by Crepitude he had to describe particularly his boyish meeting with Priam.
"Buried Alive: A Tale of These Days" by Arnold Bennett
They were cross-examined by him, and everything was conducted in such a manner as to afford him no reasonable cause of complaint.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Then Mr. Llewellyn, the lawyer for the defense, cross-examined me.
"The Case of Jennie Brice" by Mary Roberts Rinehart

In news:

Jurors listen during a mock Teen Court trial for underage possession of alcohol as a defendant is cross-examined by the defense Tuesday at the Bi-State Justice Building.
Yesterday Detroit businessman Karl Kado was cross-examined by Bernard 's lawyer John Shea and Kwame's lawyer Jim Thomas.
In cross examination, Mr Kelly asks Mr Chelik if Mayfield had 22,000 commuters , would it have to increase services.
35-3:25 Direct and Cross Examination of the Site Foreman as an Adverse Witness (Live Demonstration).
Arizona-Mexico energy panel examines cross-border transmission.
(AP) — A county medical examiner says deaths among illegal immigrants crossing the southern Arizona desert from Mexico are soaring so much this month the office is using a refrigerated truck to store some of the bodies.
Ex-Britney Spears manager faces cross- examination .
Britney Spears' former manager to face cross- examination .
State Senate committee begins examination of Blue Cross Blue Shield overhaul.
Cross- examination of chief accuser Brian McNamee continues with plenty of drama.
Shield law protects reporter from cross- examination .
Cross Examination of Young Continues.
Cross- examination of a former campaign aide lasted throughout day four of the John Edwards federal corruption trial in Greensboro.
Charlene Hill's cross examination .
Napolitano Grilled Over 'Fast and Furious,' Likens Hearing to Cross Examination .

In science:

Other avenues for future research include examining ‘nested’ Dyck paths as has been started in and , or enumerating the 3-D case where Dyck paths don’t cross below the main diagonal in a cube.
Properties of the poset of Dyck paths ordered by inclusion
To return to assess the validity of our approximation for the cross over energy, we examine equimolar DT plasmas traversed by alpha particles of mass mp = mα , charge ep = 2e, and initial energy E0 = 3.54 MeV produced by DT fusion.
Charged Particle Motion in a Plasma: Electron-Ion Energy Partition
Section VII examines issues relating to cross project similarity as well as the effectiveness of specification based testing of if conditional.
Towards a better understanding of testing if conditionals
However, careful examination shows that the discrepancy between Jetset and data for ALEPH and L3 are largely at low ycut in the total cross section where the use of different algorithms for jet-finding makes comparison difficult with DELPHI.
QCD Event Generators
Two of them have to be examined: the direct diagram (fig. 22(a)) and the crossed one (fig. 22(b)).
The 3-flavor A-scaled Nambu-Jona-Lasinio model