Simple Definition of crosspiece
: something (such as a piece of wood) that is placed or that lies across something else
Full Definition of crosspiece
: a horizontal member (as of a structure)
Examples of crosspiece in a sentence
The carpenter attached a crosspiece to each side of the frame to give extra support to the roof.
First Known Use of crosspiece
Rhymes with crosspiece
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CROSSPIECE Defined for Kids
Definition of crosspiece for Students
: something placed so as to lie across something else
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