double check

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n double check something that checks the correctness of a previous check
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Usage

In literature:

In France, Belgium, Italy, and Germany an attempt has been made to check this evil by the double election.
"Proportional Representation Applied To Party Government" by T. R. Ashworth and H. P. C. Ashworth
To double-check, he used the radius of the Galaxy as base to calculate the distance.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Neither Russian fire nor the double barbed wire entanglements were able to check their assaults.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
Again the bear tried to double, and again his enemy checked him and urged him on.
"Over the Rocky Mountains" by R.M. Ballantyne
Unless checked by future wars, Turin will double its population between 1850 and 1860.
"Glances at Europe" by Horace Greeley
Double-check that your weapons are on stun, then go.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
Neither Russian fire nor the double barbed wire entanglements were able to check their assaults.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
They were at the exact place noted there: checked and double-checked.
"The Affair of the Brains" by Anthony Gilmore
If they are not getting paid as they should be, give them time and a half or double time, but put it in the pay checks.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
And this letter inclosed a check for double the amount of the usual quarterly stipend.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
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In poetry:

Henry in trouble whirped out lonely whines.
When ich when was ever not in trouble?
But did he whip out whines
afore? And when check in wif ales & lifelines
anyone earlier O?—Some, now, Mr Bones,
many.—I am fleeing double:
"Dream Song 114: Henry in trouble whirped out lonely whines" by John Berryman

In news:

"We want to double-check everything," she said.
Jordyn Diaz, Ryanne Lopez and Kayla Cherry double-check the baskets for family night at the book fair.
Toni & I have been happily married for a long time (you may want to double check with her on the "happily" part).
Voting machines were opened up in New Orleans East Friday morning as part of the protocol to double check the machines a few days after the Nov 6 election day.
I don't have time to double- check the other figures in his piece, but I suspect that (for example) more than 28,600 income tax filers had incomes above $12,000 in 1958, which could undermine his broader argument.
Discount Doublespeak, er, Double-Check & 50% More Crap , er, Cash.
WASHINGTON—Ever hear about national elections where the winners aren't known for days as government officials count votes and double-check results.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ever hear about national elections where the winners aren't known for days as government officials count votes and double-check results.
Why you should double-check that Rx.
The same goes for double checking that all the windows are rolled up and the doors are locked .
The new fee to check a bag at the gate is more than double the old fee.
Or whip out a wireless device at the table to double-check the amount of sodium swirling in a soup.
Blaschko said the recounts can serve a purpose beyond double-checking the results of close races, something done automatically in Minnesota if the margin of victory is less than one-half of 1 percent.
) I have her mother's permission, but I wanted to double-check on whether there are legal issues I should be concerned about.
To figure out what you'll garner in rent , ask sellers for recent leases, says Snyder, and double-check their numbers by perusing sites like Rentometer and Craigslist for similar rentals in the neighborhood.
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In science:

However, using a dedicated implementation as in for both point-doubling and point-halving, one would expect Algorithm 2 to be more than 150 times faster than Lisonˇek’s algorithm (or more than 75 times faster with an initial trace check).
An efficient deterministic test for Kloosterman sum zeros
Since transformed series are iid we do not require any mixing conditions and asymptotic results illustrate the double simultaneous checking nature of our test.
Model Adequacy Checks for Discrete Choice Dynamic Models
One can check that Sing(X ) is composed by 16 ordinary double points.
Deforming Namikawa's fiber products
The first proof is straightforward, in that we will write down explicit formulas for the pro jections of dµ onto double coset spaces, and we will directly check their consistency; we will do this in the next subsection.
Invariant measures for unitary forms of Kac-Moody groups, Parts I-III
The remarks about finite size systematics apply here too; however this fascinating phenomenon could also be investigated by checking for the presence or absence of parity doubling in the spectrum of spin-1 states.
Lattice Simulation of Diquark Condensation in Dense Matter
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