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crossbeam

[′krȯs‚bēm]
(building construction)
Also known as trave.
A horizontal beam.
A beam that runs transversely to the center line of a structure.

crossbeam

A beam that runs transversely through the centerline of a structure; any transverse beam in a structure such as a joist. See also: Beam

cross beam, crossbeam

1. A large beam between two walls.
2. A girder that holds the sides of a building together.
3. Any beam that crosses another.
4. A strut between the walings on opposite sides of an excavation.
5. A beam which runs transversely to the center line of a structure.
6. Any transverse beam in a structure, such as a joist.
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