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Crossmember vs. Subframe

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Crossmembernoun

(architecture) A transverse structural support

Subframenoun

A subsidiary frame (chunk of data).

Crossmember

A crossmember is a structural section that is transverse to the main structure. In the automotive industry, the term typically refers to a component, usually of steel, usually boxed, that is bolted across the underside of a monocoque / unibody motor vehicle, to support the internal combustion engine and / or transmission.

Subframenoun

A structural component of a vehicle, such as an automobile or aircraft, that uses a discrete, separate structure within a larger body-on-frame or unit body to carry certain components, such as the engine, drivetrain, or suspension.

Subframenoun

(Internet) One of the HTML frames that make up a frameset.

Subframe

A subframe is a structural component of a vehicle, such as an automobile or an aircraft, that uses a discrete, separate structure within a larger body-on-frame or unit body to carry certain components, such as the engine, drivetrain, or suspension. The subframe is bolted and/or welded to the vehicle.

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