HyperDic: truss

English > 6 senses of the word truss:
NOUNartifacttruss(medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt
artifacttrussa framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure
artifacttruss, corbel(architecture) a triangular / triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
VERBcontacttrusstie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it
contacttruss, tie down, tie up, bindsecure with or as if with ropes
contacttrusssupport structurally
truss > pronunciation
Soundstrah's
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > truss: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure.
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Broaderbandage, patchA piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
Spanishbraguero
English > truss: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure.
Part oftruss bridgeA bridge supported by trusses
Broaderframework, frameA structure supporting or containing something
Spanishcelosía, entramado
Catalanmènsula, permòdol
Verbstrusssupport structurally
English > truss: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(architecture) a triangular / triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent).
Synonymcorbel
CategoryarchitectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
Broaderbracket, wall bracketA support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)
Spanishménsula, repisa
Catalanmènsula, volada
English > truss: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broadertie, bindFasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
English > truss: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSecure with or as if with ropes.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymstie down, tie up, bind
Entailsfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Narrowerchain uptie up with chains
faggot, fagot, faggot upBind or tie up in or as if in a faggot
faggot, fagotFasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them
hog-tieTie together somebody's limbs
Broaderrestrain, confine, hold, constrainTo close within bounds, limit or hold back / back from movement
Spanishatar
Catalanembolicar
English > truss: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningsupport structurally.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "truss the roofs"
  • "trussed bridges"
Broaderhold, support, sustain, hold upBe the physical support of
Spanishapuntalar
Nounstrussa framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

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