Definition of crosspiece in English:


Syllabification: cross·piece
Pronunciation: /ˈkrôsˌpēs


  • A beam or bar fixed or placed across something else.
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    • I clung to a crosspiece between two beams, to catch my breath.
    • I cover bramble rows with a fine mesh net, placing stakes with T-shaped crosspieces every 6 feet to keep the mesh from getting entangled with the plants.
    • Skittles come shaped like mushrooms or as small thin posts with metal crosspieces.

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