Pronunciation: (bak'chek"), [key]
—v.i. Ice Hockey.
to skate back toward one's defensive zone obstructing or impeding the movement or progress of one or more opponents on attack. Cf. check1 (def. 15), fore-check.
to check over or through; review: Back-check the files to see if the patient's records are there.
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