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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 main supporting columns for the primary roof trusses are concrete around the edges, steel along the middle.
The steel trusses overlapping a 32 m span rest upon a contour reinforced concrete beam of 180 m height and 80 cm width.
The new press, due to arrive in April, pushes together the roof trusses - the wooden and metal framework that supports a building's roof.
I can only imagine good outcomes when they use this product on open web floor trusses.
A pedestrian bridge was then constructed with trusses and loaded for the evaluation of long-term performance in service.
Long paired steel rafters are trussed with steel rods and propped at their third points with inclined tubular steel struts that spring f rom the spine and rise without support to the base of the trusses.
The Company designs and sells patented, combination steel and wood girders for building support beams, as well as additional proprietary products including: girders, headers, floor joist patch kits, light gauge steel trusses, and joists.
But there can be no doubt about the direction in which to move, the trusses themselves give the space a sense of urgency and thrust.
Limited to designing assemblies on a truss-by-truss basis -- as in conventional truss design -- they analyze forces in individual trusses rather than the assembly as a whole.
The question is how to move the 66-ton steel trusses 4,200 miles.
And for the remote locations, Homesteader's provides "knockdown versions" of trusses - ready for small-plane transport and fully prepared for reconstruction on site.
An example of DeGagne's philosophy was the purchase of Precision Trusses of Thunder Bay on Oct.
The trusses create a clear 24-foot span, so no bearing walls need break up the interior space.
Nasdaq:UFPI) today announced that wholly owned subsidiaries of the company have agreed to acquire certain assets of the Banks Lumber division of Banks Corporation, a major manufacturer of roof trusses and cut-to-size structural lumber for manufactured housing and recreational vehicle (RV) manufacturers nationwide.