Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

crossbar

play
noun cross·bar \ˈkrȯs-ˌbär\

Simple Definition of crossbar

  • : a bar that joins two posts (such as goalposts in soccer or hockey)

  • : the bar that goes between the seat and the handlebars of a bicycle

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crossbar

  1. :  a transverse bar or stripe

1562

First Known Use of crossbar

1562


CROSSBAR Defined for Kids

crossbar

play
noun cross·bar \ˈkrȯs-ˌbär\

Definition of crossbar for Students

  1. :  a piece or stripe placed crosswise or across something




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up crossbar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to the heavens

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

dog-eating-apple

Which is a synonym of asperse?

divulge beat defame placate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ