Meaning of crossbar

cross•bar

Pronunciation: (krôs'bär", kros'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a horizontal bar, line, or stripe.
  2. the horizontal bar forming part of the goal posts, as in football and soccer.
  3. a horizontal bar used for gymnastics.
  4. a 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. the horizontal top bar on the frame of a man's bicycle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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