crosspiece

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noun cross·piece \ˈkrȯs-ˌpēs\

Definition of crosspiece

  1. :  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.

1706

First Known Use of crosspiece

1706


CROSSPIECE Defined for English Language Learners

crosspiece

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noun cross·piece \ˈkrȯs-ˌpēs\

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

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noun cross·piece \ˈkrȯs-ˌpēs\

Definition of crosspiece for Students

  1. :  something placed so as to lie across something else


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