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Synonyms for truss

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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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For the convenience of transportation, the trusses are segmented in the factory, and each section is about 18 meters.
Benjamin MuNez, 35, of Sitio Arca in Barangay Pusok in Lapu-Lapu City died but had yet to be recovered from under the trusses as of 3 p.m.
The wood truss KY manufacturer designs, builds, and installs wooden trusses for residential, agricultural, and commercial buildings.
During analysis of stress/strain state of the structural members the roof bearing trusses are considered as two versions: individually plane steel trusses and semitrusses with specific simplifications or as trusses and semitrusses connected by braces as a part of the spatial system.
Fencehouse Truss has manufactured roof trusses for house builders including Taylor Wimpey as well as working on major projects for Manchester and Birmingham Airports and hospice sites for Marie Curie Cancer Care.
The construction materials of these triangular trusses are mainly wood, steel, or aluminum materials.
* Order your trusses, windows and doors at least three weeks before you need them.
Warehouses and other industrial buildings that require extensive open floor-space have dealt with this problem for years by using open-web roof trusses. These trusses are pre-manufactured with top and bottom sections (chords) made of wood with a network of tubular steel members (webs) installed at an angle between them.
The objective of this research was to determine the properties of trusses made with small-diameter plantation wood and evaluate their performance in pedestrian bridge construction.
The sheet covers loading trusses, haulage of trusses, unloading on site, storage and construction of roofs including clarifying the truss supplier position under CDM Regulations.
Stone excavated from the mountain site, timber trusses, cedar shingles, and artifacts from local artisans were specified to complement the Mountain House's existing architectural character.
Framing is typically only a problem in trussed roofs, but, says veteran remodeler Les Deal of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, "All of the houses I'm working on have trusses."
The truss strengthening method allowed for the existing members to remain in place to retain as much of the historic fabric as possible, with supplementary members used to strengthen the trusses. The existing substructure was not fully restored, but incorporated only those repairs necessary to maintain the structural integrity of the crossings.
Truss Plate Manufacturers (TPMs), who use their own computer programs to design trusses. Although these programs render complex architectural designs, they cannot design whole truss assemblies.