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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
References in classic literature ?
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 Wizard carried out a big kettle and set it swinging on a crossbar before the tent.
This RRAM-based crossbars enable a neuromorphic computing paradigm by computing at where the data is stored.
It has been claimed that rational cylinder rasp bar speeds range between 10 and 20 m [s.sup.-1] [3], and that grain damage may be reduced by changing the clearance between the cylinder rasp bars and the concave crossbars [19].
Four aluminium crossbars belonging to Easthouses Football Club, in Midlothian, were swiped last month.
Its System Mirror mode offers no single point of failure in the crossbars and memory, providing fault immunity for hosted application services.
Rokkaku kites are traditional six-sided kites with long center spines and two crossbars.
Twin horizontal crossbars are fastened to the center upright via thumbscrews, while eight standard, spring-loaded clips hold targets in place.
The recall directive was issued following reports their crossbars were subject to sudden breakage, the officials said.
And three pairs of 1-foot long 2-by-4s - also with ends ditigonally cut are crossbars for the hanging plants.
One of the key design parameters of a threshing unit critical for corn ear threshing is the shape, height, number of the concave crossbars and the position of the crossbar relative to the cylinder, as well as the active separation area of the concave [6, 7].