[kraws-beem, kros-]
a transverse beam in a structure, as a joist.

1585–95; cross- + beam Unabridged
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crossbeam (ˈkrɒsˌbiːm)
a beam that spans from one support to another

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Example sentences
The traveling bar evidently crushed his head against the horizontal crossbeam.
Second, a concrete crossbeam is placed on top of the two columns.
Once the concrete cured, crews set forms to place concrete for the crossbeam.
Place the box on an interior crossbeam flush with a barn wall or directly on
  the wall itself.
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