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Synonyms for truss

Synonyms for truss

(medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt

a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

(architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)

tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it

secure with or as if with ropes

support structurally

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The longer central span has a segmented bottom chord to give additional depth of truss over the middle third of the span at its point of maximum moment.
The purpose of this study was to determine the flexural properties of a truss system fabricated with thinnings from a Taiwania plantation and their application to pedestrian bridge construction.