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crossbar

1. a horizontal beam across a pair of goalposts
2. a horizontal bar mounted on vertical posts used in athletics or show-jumping
3. the horizontal bar on a man's bicycle that joins the handlebar and saddle supports

crossbar

[′krȯs‚bär]
(civil engineering)
In a grating, one of the connecting bars which extend across bearing bars, usually perpendicular to them.
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Bend kite backwards making the front slightly convex and held in this position by strings tied from end to end of the crossbars.
Using a large needle, thread string through the bridle points, and tie to the spine and the crossbars.
In the FPNI approach, all logic operations are performed in the CMOS, whereas most of the signal routing in the circuit is handled by a crossbar that sits above the transistor layer.
The researchers presented a "conservative" chip model using 15-nanometer-wide crossbar wires combined with 45-nm half-pitch CMOS, which they said they believe could be technologically viable by 2010.
Williams said he believes future chips will have to rely, at least in part, on the crossbar architecture, in which a set of parallel nanoscale wires are laid atop another set of parallel wires at approximately a 90 degree angle, sandwiching a layer of electrically switchable material in between.
HP's approach involves enhancing a device known as a demultiplexer, which enables data to be read and written in a circuit by connecting the crossbar array of nanowires to a small number of conventional wires.
The crossbars had been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration as an interim security measure.
Alaska Airlines (NYSE:ALK) has completed installation of crossbar locking devices on 100 percent of its MD-80 fleet.
Link Crossbar can also be used stand-alone as a very inexpensive gigabit speed switch.
Link crossbar with a PCI-based management interface.
the leading provider of high-performance crossbar based switching solutions, today announced that Hitachi Cable, Ltd.
is the world's leading provider of high-performance crossbar switching solutions for bandwidth-hungry applications in networking, telecom, computation and digital video/image processing.