[kraws-beem, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌbim, ˈkrɒs-/
a transverse in a structure, as a joist.
a beam that spans from one support to another
[kraws-bair-er, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌbɛər ər, ˈkrɒs-/ noun 1. a person who carries or holds a , especially in a religious procession.
[kraws-bed-id, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈbɛd ɪd, ˈkrɒs-/ adjective, Geology. 1. having irregular laminations, as strata of sandstone, inclining in various directions not coincident with the general stratification.
noun 1. (usually pl) (Brit) a seat in Parliament occupied by a neutral or independent member
[kraws-burth, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌbɜrθ, ˈkrɒs-/ noun, Obstetrics. 1. .