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cross-check

i. A call made by one crewmember or a controller to another crewmember to recheck or confirm a certain state or condition.
ii. The act of checking independent flight instruments for agreement or discrepancy, to confirm indications, or to detect the failure of one or more instruments.
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As a general rule, any safety cross-check should be proportional to the hazard.
If you cross-check to the head you should expect that.
* Use statistical techniques such as analytical reference standards, industry cross-checks, and round-robins to understand and reduce sources of variation in the analytical process.
* ISO cross-check - TC 45/SC 3/WG 1: Interlaboratory Test Program - Effect of mill massing on Mooney viscosity via ISO 289, 15 participants worldwide.
Because all of the squ ares covered by the left part have trivial cross-check sets, we need not consider those squares when traversing the dawg--we need only to know the maximum size of the left part.
The high accuracy of the softwares calculations in the recent IACS cross-check results demonstrates that CSRS should be considered the benchmark in its field.
Naturally, we will cross-check our database and put these bans in place.
"The cross-check procedures have been carried out and Welsh Assembly Government officials are resolving queries with farmers and processing payments as a matter of urgency."
Visualize an approach: You cross the FAF, extend the gear, cross-check the altimeter against the crossing altitude on the approach chart, and, because you've set the correct power setting, the aircraft starts to descend at the predetermined descent rate.
ORAC is also researching the possible use of DNA testing as a cross-check on family re-unification cases.
The system, once installed, will be able to cross-check surveillance camera footage with criminal 'mugshots'.
She told a fatal accident inquiry she should have taken another nurse with her for a drugs safety cross-check but her colleagues were busy.