roof truss

roof truss
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  • roof truss — roof truss, a truss in the framework of a roof, as the triangular one formed by two principal rafters and a tie beam …   Useful english dictionary

  • Truss — For other uses, see Truss (disambiguation). In architecture and structural engineering, a truss is a structure comprising one or more triangular units constructed with straight members whose ends are connected at joints referred to as nodes.… …   Wikipedia

  • truss — /trʌs / (say trus) verb (t) 1. to tie, bind, or fasten. 2. to make fast with skewers or the like, as the wings of a fowl preparatory to cooking. 3. Building Trades, etc. to furnish or support with a truss or trusses. 4. to confine or enclose, as… …  

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  • truss´er — truss «truhs», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to tie; fasten; bind: »to truss up a bundle of plants. We trussed the burglar up and called the police. 2. to fasten the wings or legs of (a fowl or small animal) with skewers or twine in preparation for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • truss — ► NOUN 1) a framework of rafters, posts, and struts which supports a roof, bridge, or other structure. 2) a padded belt worn against the skin to support a hernia. 3) a large projection of stone or timber, typically one supporting a cornice. 4)… …   English terms dictionary

  • truss — [trus] vt. [ME trussen < OFr trousser, to bundle together, pack < ? VL * torsare < * torsus, for L tortus, pp. of torquere, to twist: see TORT] 1. to tie, bind, or bundle: often with up 2. to skewer or bind the wings and legs of (a fowl) …   English World dictionary

  • truss — (n.) c.1200, collection of things bound together, from O.Fr. trousse, torse, of unknown origin, perhaps from V.L. *torciare to twist. Meaning surgical appliance to support a rupture, etc. first attested 1540s. Sense of framework for supporting a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • roof — rooflike, adj. /roohf, roof/, n., pl. roofs, v. n. 1. the external upper covering of a house or other building. 2. a frame for supporting this: an open timbered roof. 3. the highest part or summit: The Himalayas are the roof of the world. 4.… …   Universalium

  • Roof construction — This article is about house construction that consists of beams and an outer weatherproof skin, as found on most domestic architecture. Such roofs may take a number of different shapes. Construction of a ridged roofA simple ridged roof consists… …   Wikipedia

  • truss — I UK [trʌs] / US noun [countable] Word forms truss : singular truss plural trusses 1) a wooden or metal frame that supports a structure such as a roof or bridge 2) a medical belt worn by someone with a hernia II UK [trʌs] / US verb [transitive]… …   English dictionary

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