Translation of crossbar in Spanish:

crossbar

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɔːsbɑːr; ˈkrɒsbɑː(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (on bicycle) barra (feminine)
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    • Over the years her customers included Free French sailors, a poacher who kept a 12-bore tied to his bicycle crossbar, the writer John Wyndham and a dog that smoked a pipe.
    • The bike still includes a back rest and chrome seat loop, with only the gearshift altered, moving from the crossbar to the handlebars for safety reasons.
    • Parents sometimes add rear-mounted child seats and/or an auxiliary saddle fitted to the crossbar to transport children.
    1.2 (of goal) larguero (m), travesaño (m), horizontal (m) (Andes) 1.3 (in pole vaulting, high jump) listón (masculine)
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    • His goalbound effort into a gaping goal struck the crossbar and rebounded to safety.
    • After the upright and then the crossbar denied them a goal, he clicked into top gear.
    • To score you must put the ball over the crossbar for a point or under the crossbar for a goal, worth three points.

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