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A frame or jointed structure designed to act as a beam of long span, while each member is usually subjected to length-wise stress only (either tension or compression).
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c. 1200, "collection of things bound together," from Old French trousse, torse "parcel, package, bundle," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Vulgar Latin *torciare "to twist,&q [..]
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c. 1200, "to load, load up," from Anglo-French trusser, Old French trusser, torser "to load, fill, pack, fasten" (11c.), from Old French trousse, torse (see truss (n.)). Related: T [..]
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To secure poultry with string or skewers, to hold its shape while cooking.
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A bandage or apparatus used by hernia patients to support the affected parts and hold them in the correct position.
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A cluster of flowers at the end of a stem, branch, or stalk. Rhododendrons bare their flowers on trusses.
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A cluster of bud, blossoms or fruit.
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A non-technical term for a domed flower mass. Tuber
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A term used for a tight cluster of large flowers - for example Rhododendrons.
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A flower cluster, usually growing at the terminal of a stem or branch.
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A loose bunch of fruit or flowers as in tomatoes
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A rigid, open web, metal or wood framework used to support floors or roofs. Trusses can also be used in the walls of energy efficient houses as a way to provide increased wall thickness for insulation [..]
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Structural members arranged and fastened in triangular units to form a ridge framework for support of loads over a long span.
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Definition A type of roof construction using a framework of beams or members that support the roof load and leaves wide spans between supports.
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To hold something, usually meat or poultry, in shape with string or skewers while it cooks.
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To see a truss in your dream, your ill health and unfortunate business engagements are predicted.   
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To tie up, as a bird, so that all parts will remain in place while cooking.
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To tie or skewer meat into a neat shape before cooking.
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Structural element hung above exhibit for the purpose of hanging lighting equipment to illuminate exhibit components. Twist Lock
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a.) A framework, resting on a bearing at each end, used for supporting a roof or some other load. b.) Engineered or solid floor joist system.
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A major supporting structure usually made of timber.
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An assembly of structural steel or tubular steel shapes which forms the sup...
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A structure, acting like a beam, made up of three or more members with each member designed to carry a tension or compression force.
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Steel bar structure used for suspending lighting and other technical equipment over a stage.
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A framework of beams forming a rigid structure such as a roof truss or floor truss.
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A combination of members usually arranged in triangular units to form a rigid framework for supporting loads over a span. Parallel chord trusses are also used for floor and roof supports. Back to T [..]
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1) Triangular framework within roof, to be self-suporting and carry other timbers, purlins, etc. These divide the building into bays.    (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) 2) One [..]
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To purchase something on credit
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To tie whole poultry with string or skewers so it will hold its shape during cooking.
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To secure food (usually poultry or game) with string, pins, or skewers so that it maintains a compact shape during cooking.  Trussing allows for easier basting during cooking. tube pan – It is a ro [..]
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To secure Jamaican poultry or other Jamaican food (usually Jamaican meat) with string, pins or skewers so the Jamaican food maintains a compact shape during cooking. T
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To tie up, as a bird, so that all parts will remain in place while cooking.
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To secure food, usually poultry or game, with string, pins or skewers so that it maintains a compact shape during cooking. Trussing allows for easier basting during cooking.
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To tie the legs and wings of poultry close to the body with string before roasting.
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To thread twine through the body of poultry for the purpose of holding the legs and sometimes the wings in place during cooking.
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(n) (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure(n) a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or b [..]
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A device to keep a hernia in its proper place.
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An engineered and manufactured roof support member with "zig-zag" framing members. Does the same job as a rafter but is designed to have a longer span than a rafter.
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A combination of structural members usually arranged in triangular units to form a rigid framework for spanning between load-bearing walls.
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Structural members arranged and fastened in triangular units to form a ridge framework for support of loads over a long span.
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A rigid framework, as of wooden beams or metal bars, which supports a structure, such as a roof.
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A frame to which rigidity is given by staying and bracing, so that its figure shall be incapable of alteration by turning of the bars about their joints.
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A truss is a structure comprising several members.The points at which the members meet are referred to as joints or nodes. Only forces act on the joints, not moments. The number of joints is indicated [..]
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Manufactured roof-support member internally supported through cross braces called webs. W-type and Howe trusses are the most common ones used in garage construction.
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1. Any structural support or beam in a ship's frame. 2. The fitting by which a lower yard is fastened to a mast.
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an element designed to exert tension in a structure and provide it with rigidity. In ancient ships, rope trusses were sometimes run between the ends of the hull, either to compress the entire hull and thus increase its strength and rigidity through preloading or to pull the ends up and reduce hogging. See hogging truss. FH2004
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Tying a up a chicken with string to ensure it does not fall apart during cooking.
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to tie or secure with string or skewers the legs and wings of poultry or game in order to make the bird easier to manage during cooking.
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To affix a piece of meat or fowl on a spit for roasting.
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, sb. A truss of hay is twelve score pounds. A truss of straw is nine score (McSkimin, Hist. Carrickfergus).
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An engineered framing device in which smaller and lighter lumber is assembled to support loads normally requiring heavier and more costly solid lumber, often performing the combined function of rafter [..]
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A flower cluster, usually growing at the terminal of a stem or branch.
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A triangular load-bearing structure used to support the roofs of churches and other buildings. The beams are usually made of wood, though they may also be steel or concrete.
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An arrangement of steel or timber components designed to span across a large distance to support a roof, floor or bridge.
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A structure composed of straight members connected in triangles, requiring no bending resistance in principle as the member forces are purely axial. Roofs and bridges are applications for which trusse [..]
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A truss is an assembly of beams or other elements that creates a rigid structure. In engineering, a truss is a structure that "consists of two-force members only, where the members are organized so th [..]
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In medicine, a truss is a kind of surgical appliance, particularly one used for hernia patients. A truss provides support for the herniated area, using a pad and belt arrangement to hold it in the cor [..]
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A truss is an architectural structure. Truss may also refer to: Truss (medicine), a type of surgical appliance Truss (unit), a bundle of hay or straw Timber roof truss, a common component of modern w [..]
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truss is a system tool available on some Unix-like operating systems. When invoked with an additional executable command-line argument, truss makes it possible to print out the system calls made by an [..]
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Truss is a surname, which may refer to: Adrian Truss, Canadian voice actor Elizabeth (Liz) Truss (born 1975), British politician Lynne Truss (born 1955), British writer and journalist Warren Truss (b [..]
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A truss is a tight bundle of hay or straw. It would usually be cuboid, for storage or shipping, and would either be harvested into such bundles or cut from a large rick.
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