[kraws-bahr, kros-]
a horizontal bar, line, or stripe.
the horizontal bar forming part of the goal posts, as in football and soccer.
a horizontal bar used for gymnastics.
a horizontal bar that rests on uprights and that an athlete must clear in performing the pole vault or high jump.
a horizontal line in some letters of the alphabet, as in capital H.
the horizontal top bar on the frame of a man's bicycle.

1550–60; cross- + bar1 Unabridged
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crossbar (ˈkrɒsˌbɑː)
1.  a horizontal bar, line, stripe, etc
2.  a horizontal beam across a pair of goalposts
3.  a horizontal bar mounted on vertical posts used in athletics or show-jumping
4.  the horizontal bar on a man's bicycle that joins the handlebar and saddle supports

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Example sentences
Includes full instructions on how to attach the mount to the handlebars, the
  stem, or the crossbar.
They take a taxi home and see his stepson riding his bicycle behind the cab,
  with his stepdaughter on the crossbar.
Gray or beige woollens with bright-red, yellow, or green crossbar plaids are
  used in jackets with plain skirts.
The rotors are connected to a crossbar on a large steel beam that is held in
  place by four legs cemented into the seabed.
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