English version

truss in Engineering topic

trusstruss2 noun [countable]  1 MHa special belt worn to support a hernia (=medical problem that affects the muscles below your stomach)2 TEAAa frame supporting a roof or bridge
Examples from the Corpus
trussThe 517-foot-long truss is painted ballpark green and resembles a large bridge.Salvaged church timbers, even complete roof trusses are much in evidence.Wasson said a steel truss weighing about 2 million pounds will be raised atop the northeast and southeast towers on May 20-21.And that belief might have been linked to the character of the man in charge of the operation of assembling the trusses.Hunts Point were first and foremost stone contractors, and they had hired an engineering firm to design and make the trusses.The neck has just the right amount of forward relief, and needs no adjustment to the truss rod.The trusses are supported on the external load-bearing brickwork.