Definition of cross-beam in English:

cross-beam

Line breaks: cross-beam

noun

  • A transverse beam.
    More example sentences
    • There was novelty in the track itself; Brunel was to break away from the crude track of earlier lines with what was called ‘bridge rail’, laid on longitudinal beams, the latter in turn joined by cross-beams.
    • With cross-beams 10 feet off the floor, lighting from above was difficult.
    • Or perhaps you would like to splash out and buy a typical Normandy house with cross-beams, a stone chimney, a huge living room, four bedrooms and 6,000 square metres of tree-planted gardens, all for €165,000.

More definitions of cross-beam

Definition of cross-beam in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw