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Meaning of CROSSBAR

Pronunciation:  'kros`bâr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  long thin horizontal crosspiece between two vertical posts
  2. [n]  game equipment consisting of a horizontal bar to be jumped or vaulted over
  3. [n]  a horizontal bar that goes across something
 

CROSSBAR is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: bar, crosspiece, game equipment, goalpost, swingletree, whiffletree, whippletree

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cross"bar`\ (-b[aum]r`), n.
A transverse bar or piece, as a bar across a door, or as the
iron bar or stock which passes through the shank of an anchor
to insure its turning fluke down. --Russell.

{Crossbar shot}, a projectile which folds into a sphere for
   loading, but on leaving the gun expands to a cross with a
   quarter ball at the end of each arm; -- used in naval
   actions for cutting the enemy's rigging.

 

 

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