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Pronunciation: (krôs'trē", kros'-), [key]
n.
1. Naut.either of a pair of timbers or metal bars placed athwart the trestletrees at a masthead to spread the shrouds leading to the mast above, or on the head of a lower mast to support the platform or top.
2. Carpentry.a heavy crossbeam.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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