crossbar crossbar

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a horizontal bar that goes across something
  2. (n) game equipment consisting of a horizontal bar to be jumped or vaulted over
  3. (n) long thin horizontal crosspiece between two vertical posts

Usage(s):

  1. Twice, his players sprinted up field, shaking off defenders to take cannonball shots at the goal, but twice the ball struck the crossbar.
  2. Great Britain track meet in London, Pennel cleared the crossbar at 16 ft.
  3. When the magnets are energized, they pull themselves up toward the crossbar's metallic underside and the car is lifted into the air; magnets in the track provide propulsion.

News

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  1. "I saw it hit the crossbar and then I lost sight of it," Cullen said. "I was actually surprised they were reviewing it. I didn't expect it to be a goal."
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Matt Cullen Source: ESPN

  2. "The sound of crossbar is the best sound in the world -- I'm telling you," said Howard, who called it a "turning point" in the match.
    on Sep 9, 2009 By: Tim Howard Source: USA Today

  3. "I saw him winding up to take the shot but then I lost it," Thomas said. "I heard it hit the crossbar, then I heard the crowd cheer so I thought it didn't go in, I thought it went up in the netting. I couldn't see the puck because it was...
    on Apr 15, 2007 By: Tim Thomas Source: 940 News

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