a simultaneous check by two pieces in which the moving of one piece to give check also results in discovering a check by another piece.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to check twice or again; recheck.
a second examination or verification to assure accuracy, proper functioning, or the like.
to check twice or again; verify
a second examination or verification
a simultaneous check from two pieces brought about by moving one piece to give check and thereby revealing a second check from another piece
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Use a pencil to mark the openings exactly, then double-check that the openings are the correct width.
The scientists wanted to double-check these findings, and they did so in an interesting way.
These are humbling results, so the scientists decided to double-check them in a different way.
But then it's too late to repeat critical manipulations, to double-check something.
My job is to guard the facts, to double-check every statement and make sure no mistakes slip through.
That's why it's best to double-check with another way of measuring.