noun. A trend of mistakes that takes place during the simultaneous carrying out of jobs whenever the parts of one job encroach upon the parts of another job.

CROSS-TALK: "The old trick of attempting to rub your stomach in circles with one hand while patting your head with the other is an example of cross-talk."
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