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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.