crosspiece

noun cross·piece \ ˈkrȯs-ˌpēs \

Definition of crosspiece

: a horizontal member (as of a structure)

Examples of crosspiece in a Sentence

  1. The carpenter attached a crosspiece to each side of the frame to give extra support to the roof.

First Known Use of crosspiece

1706


CROSSPIECE Defined for English Language Learners

crosspiece

noun

Definition of crosspiece for English Language Learners

  • : something (such as a piece of wood) that is placed or that lies across something else


CROSSPIECE Defined for Kids

crosspiece

noun cross·piece \ ˈkrȯs-ˌpēs \

Definition of crosspiece for Students

: something placed so as to lie across something else

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