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cross·beam

 (krôs′bēm′, krŏs′-)
n.
A horizontal or transverse beam, especially a structural beam resting on two supports.

crossbeam

(ˈkrɒsˌbiːm)
n
(Building) a beam that spans from one support to another

cross•beam

(ˈkrɔsˌbim, ˈkrɒs-)

n.
a transverse beam in a structure, as a joist.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crossbeam - a horizontal beam that extends across somethingcrossbeam - a horizontal beam that extends across something
beam - long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
Translations

crossbeam

[ˈkrɒsbiːm] Nviga f transversal
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shrieks Amy, staring out at two tall posts with a crossbeam and some dangling chains.
Pierre seized the crossbeam, tugged, and wrenched the oak frame out with a crash.
I WAS UNCONSCIOUS LITTLE MORE THAN AN INSTANT, for as I lunged forward from the crossbeam to which I had been clinging, and fell with a crash to the floor of the cabin, the shock brought me to myself.
Then Ulysses and his son made all haste to take the helmets, shields, and spears inside; and Minerva went before them with a gold lamp in her hand that shed a soft and brilliant radiance, whereon Telemachus said, "Father, my eyes behold a great marvel: the walls, with the rafters, crossbeams, and the supports on which they rest are all aglow as with a flaming fire.
In the excess of his zeal he had accompanied the cart containing the scaffolding as far as the king's window, and one of the crossbeams fell on his leg and broke it.
The "little one" received her in the great cold, tarnished Venetian sala, the central hall of the house, paved with marble and roofed with dim crossbeams, and did not even ask her to sit down.
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