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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crossbeam  \Cross"beam`\  (-b[=e]m`).  n. 
  1.  (Arch.)  A  girder. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  A  beam  laid  across  the  bitts,  to  which  the  cable 
  is  fastened  when  riding  at  anchor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crossbeam 
  n  :  a  horizontal  beam  that  extends  across  something  [syn:  {trave}, 
  {traverse},  {crosspiece}] 




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