crossbar

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noun cross·bar \ˈkrȯs-ˌbär\

Definition of crossbar

  1. :  a transverse bar or stripe

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First Known Use of crossbar

1562


CROSSBAR Defined for English Language Learners

crossbar

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Definition of crossbar for English Language Learners

  • : 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


CROSSBAR Defined for Kids

crossbar

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noun cross·bar \ˈkrȯs-ˌbär\

Definition of crossbar for Students

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

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