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cross·bar

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

crossbar

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

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

[ˈkrɒsˌbɑːʳ] n (of bicycle) → canna; (of goal post) → traversa
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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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 second period saw Cox hit the top of the crossbar with a cross but the better chances came for the Warriors though there was a touch of good fortune to the deciding goal when Todd turned a Cook cross into his own net with only five minutes of the game remaining.
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Critique: An erudite defense of Penn State coach Joe Paterno and the NCAA controversy that devastated his professional career, "Nailed To The Crossbar: From the NCAA-Penn State Consent Decree to the Joe Paterno Family Lawsuit" offers an impressively detailed and documented account.
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'His body fell on the pole vault crossbar when he missed the practice height and the crossbar pinned his right elbow resulting in swelling,' said athletics president Philip Ella Juico.
For the experimental concave, the clearance decreased consistently along the concave arc length and was 24.6 mm at the ninth concave crossbar, 22.7 mm at the twelfth crossbar and 22.0 mm at the end of concave.
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."
The charity was told a jackdaw was stuck on a crossbar at Pandy Park in Aberkenfig on July 17.
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