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1. truss

noun. ['ˈtrʌs'] (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent).

Synonyms

  • corbel
  • wall bracket

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • detach
  • unbind

Etymology

  • trousse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Truss

  • nonpluss
  • mistrusts
  • distrusts
  • careplus
  • banderas
  • vanhuss
  • disgusts
  • discuss
  • thrusts
  • sluss
  • pruss
  • prus
  • plus
  • krus
  • klus
  • gruss
  • bruss
  • brus
  • adjusts
  • xus
  • wuss
  • wass
  • thus
  • suss
  • sus
  • shas
  • rusts
  • russe
  • puss
  • pus

Sentences with truss


1. Noun, plural
As you drive these sections, look for original engineering elements such as concrete guardrails and steel truss bridges.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Erect one truss in place on one side of the roof.

3. Adjective
Mark truss locations on the front and back wall caps of the structure.

2. truss

noun. ['ˈtrʌs'] (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure.

Synonyms

  • patch

Antonyms

  • unstaple
  • unbar

Etymology

  • trousse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. truss

verb. ['ˈtrʌs'] support structurally.

Synonyms

  • sustain
  • hold
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt

Etymology

  • trousse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. truss

noun. ['ˈtrʌs'] a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure.

Synonyms

  • truss bridge

Antonyms

  • unwire
  • unlock

Etymology

  • trousse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. truss

verb. ['ˈtrʌs'] secure with or as if with ropes.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • chain up
  • fagot
  • secure
  • faggot up
  • confine
  • restrain
  • tie up
  • hog-tie
  • fasten
  • hold
  • faggot
  • tie down

Antonyms

  • unbuckle
  • unbutton
  • worsen
  • break

Etymology

  • trousse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. truss

verb. ['ˈtrʌs'] tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it.

Synonyms

  • bind

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize

Etymology

  • trousse (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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