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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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Miral said the roof truss will contribute to the arena's "green credentials", and supports a self-shading facade that will support natural light, insulate against heat, and help cut energy consumption.
Without adequate bracing, pre-fabricated roof truss assemblies cannot provide the load-carrying capacity for which they have been designed.
The main 650 tonne roof truss was lowered into place in July
He said he provided log cabins as holiday homes and to caravan sites and asked about our roofing products." He said Beaumont told him he was dealing with a roof truss company in York and asked Mr Bradley to liaise with that company to sort out a quote.
Acquisitions were Washington's fire safety and acoustics company Isoler and The Roof Truss Company (Northern) Ltd, Chester-le-Street roofing companies Springs Roofing Limited and Wensley Roofing Limited.
The giant roof truss, which weighs a massive 18 1/2 tonnes and is 54 metres long and four metres deep, was hoisted into place during a complicated tandem lift procedure yesterday.
They are Caernarfon-based Datrys Consulting Engineers, removals and transport firm Knight Movers, also of Caernarfon,mobile homes manufacturer and repairer Cambrian Coast Caravan Sales,of Porthmadog,Aber Roof Truss,of Sandycroft,Deeside,Prestatyn-based 1st Class Clothes which makes schoolwear, dance wear and knitwear, and North Wales Trading which designs and makes transportation pallets, wiring harnesses, printed circuit boards and control panels.
THE roof truss of Anfield's new Main Stand has been lifted into position.
But an early inspection of the roof by structural engineers revealed the trouble in the roof truss.
With period features including original vaulted ceilings, exposed roof truss beams, deep skirtings and carved cornicing there's plenty to write about.
Both salvaged and new timber is employed for the composite wood and metal roof truss structure and external cladding.
The club confirmed it was hopeful a fresh attempt would take place today to place the roof truss, which represents one of the most significant stages of the ground's development so far.
As the runway was coming to an end, he turned off the engine and the microlight crashed into a concrete roof truss placed across the runway's end.