- a horizontal bar, line, or stripe.
- the horizontal bar forming part of the goal posts, as in football and soccer.
- a horizontal bar used for gymnastics.
- a horizontal bar that rests on uprights and that an athlete must clear in performing the pole vault or high jump.
- a horizontal line in some letters of the alphabet, as in capital H.
- the horizontal top bar on the frame of a man's bicycle.
Origin of crossbar
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Examples from the Web for crossbar
He pulled it back the length of the crossbar and it brought the string with it, stretching it taut.Space Prison
No, this is a cow camp on the Crossbar Range in the middle of Arizona.The Grain Ship
At the bottom of the ladder was a strong metal rung or crossbar.The Flying Reporter
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The pole and the crossbar mark the four divisions of a corn shock.
This crossbar is used for a handle to push or pull the truck.
- a horizontal bar, line, stripe, etc
- a horizontal beam across a pair of goalposts
- a horizontal bar mounted on vertical posts used in athletics or show-jumping
- the horizontal bar on a man's bicycle that joins the handlebar and saddle supports
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