Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of crosspiece.

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Examples

  • The two logs were small and straight, and were lashed together by means of tough roots and crosspieces of wood.

    CHAPTER XIII

  • You slipped the boards onto the padded crosspieces and pulled out a loop of steel cable from a roller on the outside.

    Kook

  • The doctor squatted at the base and drew my attention to a small opening in the rubble, supported by one of the fallen crosspieces.

    The Monstrumologist

  • The doctor squatted at the base and drew my attention to a small opening in the rubble, supported by one of the fallen crosspieces.

    The Monstrumologist

  • The directions didn't indicate if the crosspieces had to be installed facing in any particular direction (shown right), and the predrilled holes on them didn't line up with the holes in the chair seat.

    Assembly—and patience—required

  • That meant we would have to lift the existing dock and hold it while my father nailed the crosspieces underwater.

    In the muck

  • Now there were new sections installed on gravel beds all the way up the lines and around the outfield, held up by a thicket of shiny tubular beams and crosspieces, like scaffolding.

    Joe Torre, Far From Home

  • By the time the job was done, we were all covered with mud and shivering with cold, but our mission was accomplished: the dock was above the water, set sturdily on new pilings and crosspieces.

    In the muck

  • Now there were new sections installed on gravel beds all the way up the lines and around the outfield, held up by a thicket of shiny tubular beams and crosspieces, like scaffolding.

    Joe Torre, Far From Home

  • Tau molecules bind tightly to the sides of the microtubules, reinforcing them like the crosspieces on a railroad track.

    Alzheimer's Unlocking The Mystery

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