crosspiece

Definitions of crosspiece
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n a horizontal beam that extends across something

Synonyms:
crossbeam, trave, traverse
Type of:
beam
long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

n a transverse brace

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crossbar
long thin horizontal crosspiece between two vertical posts
rundle, rung, spoke
one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
round, rung, stave
a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
cross thwart, thwart
a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat
transom, traverse
a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it
Type of:
brace, bracing
a structural member used to stiffen a framework

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