WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
cross•bar /ˈkrɔsˌbɑr, ˈkrɑs-/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a horizontal bar, line, or stripe.
  2. Sport
    • [usually: singular] the horizontal bar forming part of the goalposts, as in football and soccer.
    • a horizontal bar used for gymnastics.
    • a horizontal bar that must be cleared in performing the pole vault or high jump.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
cross•bar  (krôsbär′, kros-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a horizontal bar, line, or stripe.
  2. Sportthe horizontal bar forming part of the goal posts, as in football and soccer.
  3. Sporta horizontal bar used for gymnastics.
  4. Sporta horizontal bar that rests on uprights and that an athlete must clear in performing the pole vault or high jump.
  5. a horizontal line in some letters of the alphabet, as in capital H.
  6. Sportthe horizontal top bar on the frame of a man's bicycle.
  • cross- + bar1 1550–60


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

crossbar /ˈkrɒsˌbɑː/ n
  1. a horizontal bar, line, stripe, etc
  2. a horizontal beam across a pair of goalposts
  3. the horizontal bar on a man's bicycle that joins the handlebar and saddle supports



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