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[kraws-pohst kros‐] /ˈkrɔsˌpoʊst ˈkrɒs‐/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
to post (the same message) to two or more newsgroups at the same time.
a message posted to two or more newsgroups at the same time.
Also, crosspost. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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cross-post in Technology

[Usenet] To post a single article simultaneously to several newsgroups. Distinguished from posting the article repeatedly, once to each newsgroup, which causes people to see it multiple times (which is very bad form). Gratuitous cross-posting without a Followup-To line directing responses to a single followup group is frowned upon, as it tends to cause followup articles to go to inappropriate newsgroups when people respond to only one part of the original posting.
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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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