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KK Pronunciation

〔 trʌs 〕


〔 trʌs 〕

Overview of noun truss

The noun truss has 3 senses

  • truss -- ((medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure)

  • truss -- (a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure)

  • corbel, truss -- ((architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent))

Overview of verb truss

The verb truss has 3 senses

  • truss -- (tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it)

  • tie down, tie up, bind, truss -- (secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed")

  • truss -- (support structurally; "truss the roofs"; "trussed bridges")