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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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In addition to the extensive historical research on the original bridge and the computer analysis of the trusses, RBA's initial services included the following, which resulted in the preparation of a preliminary engineering report and a preliminary plan:
Photo: Rustic strength of exposed trusses gives character to kitchen-dining space
Together, the 25 trusses act as a composite structure 75m long, transferring horizontal loads from the glass facade.
Over a living room--dining addition, the trusses support a tar-and-gravel roof with rigid insulation and an exposed plywood ceiling.
The trusses we show are designed to handle the 4-ft.
This penthouse element would have caused too much deflection in the stressed skin structure, so it is suspended from exposed trusses above, which transmit its loads back to the columns.
The scheme involved pre-assembling two or three trusses and both levels of framing to form panels that would be transported to the job site by barge and erected from the water.
A: Indeed, a roof framed with trusses easily matches the strength of a conventionally framed roof.
It covers the technical history of metal plate connected wood trusses, the industry's evolution, and current design and construction practices.
Engineered for simplicity--do-it-yourself trusses and complete framing plans.
The roof's tubular steel structure has two primary trusses 220m long which flank the main axis of the pitch.
Finger-jointed lumber has been used in wood trusses on a limited basis before; however, producers and truss makers often were forced to provide additional documentation to gain approvals.
The Planar-glazed walls are supported on light steel trusses which in turn carry steel mesh sun shades.
noticed an increase in orders for its roof trusses last November and there has been no slowdown since, according to Hesperia Truss General Manager Jeff Mason.