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  • n  a horizontal bar that goes across something
  • n  game equipment consisting of a horizontal bar to be jumped or vaulted over
  • n  long thin horizontal crosspiece between two vertical posts

  • Twice, his players sprinted up field, shaking off defenders to take cannonball shots at the goal, but twice the ball struck the crossbar.
  • Great Britain track meet in London, Pennel cleared the crossbar at 16 ft.
  • 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.

  • Tim Howard in USA Today
    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.
  • Tim Thomas in 940 News
    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...

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