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[kraws-pohst kros‐] /ˈkrɔsˌpoʊst ˈkrɒs‐/ Digital Technology
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
to post (the same message) to two or more message boards or electronic mailing lists at the same time.
a message posted to two or more message boards or electronic mailing lists at the same time:
Cross-posts are often greeted with hostility. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Historical Examples
  • Their proposal to guard the horse and cross-post mails, though repeated again and again, continued to be rejected.

  • The postmasters were strictly enjoined to stamp the bye and cross-post letters.

  • This was, in effect, to establish a cross-post at a time when cross-posts did not exist.

  • Freeling proposed as an alternative that the horse and cross-post mails should be guarded.

  • From the bye and cross-post letters the postmasters-general had received, at the highest, 4000 a year.

  • Then there was the very ancient game of the quintain, which consisted of an upright post with a cross-post turning upon a pin.

    English Villages P. H. Ditchfield
  • On the bye and cross-post letters the postage for the year 1719 had amounted to 4000.

  • This was the first cross-post set up by authority in the British Isles.

  • From Liverpool and Manchester the cross-post service to almost every part of the kingdom was at the same time improved.

  • And before she had written many lines the cross-post boy sent up word that he could wait no longer.

    Helen Maria Edgeworth
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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