crossbar


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cross·bar

 (krôs′bär′, krŏs′-)
n.
A horizontal bar, line, or stripe.

crossbar

(ˈkrɒsˌbɑː)
n
1. a horizontal bar, line, stripe, etc
2. (Soccer) a horizontal beam across a pair of goalposts
3. (Rugby) a horizontal beam across a pair of goalposts
4. (Athletics (Track & Field)) a horizontal bar mounted on vertical posts used in athletics or show-jumping
5. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a horizontal bar mounted on vertical posts used in athletics or show-jumping
6. (Automotive Engineering) the horizontal bar on a man's bicycle that joins the handlebar and saddle supports

cross•bar

(ˈkrɔsˌbɑr, ˈkrɒs-)

n.
1. a horizontal bar, line, or stripe.
2.
a. the horizontal bar of the goalpost, as in football and soccer.
b. a horizontal bar used for gymnastics.
c. a horizontal bar that must be cleared in performing the pole vault or high jump.
[1550–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crossbar - a horizontal bar that goes across somethingcrossbar - a horizontal bar that goes across something
bar - a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape"
doubletree - a crossbar on a wagon or carriage to which two whiffletrees are attached in order to harness two horses abreast
swingletree, whiffletree, whippletree - a crossbar that is attached to the traces of a draft horse and to the vehicle or implement that the horse is pulling
2.crossbar - game equipment consisting of a horizontal bar to be jumped or vaulted over
game equipment - equipment or apparatus used in playing a game
3.crossbar - long thin horizontal crosspiece between two vertical posts
crosspiece - a transverse brace
goalpost - one of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field
Translations
barre transversaleentretoise

crossbar

[ˈkrɒsbɑːʳ] N [of bicycle] → barra f; [of goalpost] → travesaño m, larguero m

crossbar

[ˈkrɒsbɑːr] nbarre f transversale
to hit the crossbar → frapper la transversale

crossbar

[ˈkrɒsˌbɑːʳ] n (of bicycle) → canna; (of goal post) → traversa
References in classic literature ?
The Wizard carried out a big kettle and set it swinging on a crossbar before the tent.
He pointed out to me that there were certain black lines which formed crossbars upon the series of brilliant colours extending from the red at one end through gradations of orange, yellow, green, blue, and indigo to the violet at the other.
The charity was told a jackdaw was stuck on a crossbar at Pandy Park in Aberkenfig on July 17.
Animal welfare officer Andrew Harris said: "The posts were painted the day before, and sadly this poor jackdaw misjudged his flight and flew straight into the crossbar.
BoyleSports spokesperson Aoife Heffron said: "This is the third time the crossbar challenge offer has clicked in the Republic's qualifying fixtures, but this time the sting of the offer is that bit harder to swallow with thousands of customers receiving double winnings.
uk The Crossbar Challenge at Newcastle College was part of KickStart Events, organised for fellow students by those on the events management course.
The prize for anyone who hits the crossbar is a Marske United or Guisborough Town season ticket for 2014/15.
The system can fit any customer standard crossbar and production requirement.
In the opening moments of the second half Worcester's Mieres hit a penalty from 22 metres which just about cleared the crossbar.
The crossbar challenge has been made famous by the Sky Sports Saturday morning football show Soccer AM, and the object of the exercise is simply to kick a football, from distance, to hit the crossbar, The Daily Mirror reports.
Macc doubled their lead after 61 minutes when Hamshaw headed in after Ross Draper's strike came off the crossbar.
Henderson then finished the half as he started it by putting an effort wide and Williams foiled Ben marshall early in the second half before madine struck the crossbar.