Definition of Truss bridge

1. Noun. A bridge supported by trusses.

Generic synonyms: Bridge, Span
Terms within: Truss



Lexicographical Neighbors of Truss Bridge

trunks of brachial plexus
trunnel
trunnels
trunnion
trunnioned
trunnions
trupial
trupials
truquage
truquages
truqueur
truqueurs
truscottite
trusion
truss
truss bridge (current term)
trussed
trusser
trussers
trusses
trussing
trussings
trusswork
trust
trust account
trust busting
trust company
trust corporation
trust deed
trust deeds

Literary usage of Truss bridge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"this bridge was replaced by a pin-connected truss bridge having 24 ... The braced girder or truss bridge is the most common form of bridge now in use. ..."

2. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1890)
"A. Taking the Platte River and its characteristics, with the channel as wide and no denned channel, I prefer a stringer bridge to a truss bridge. ..."

3. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1918)
"Details of a low riveted truss bridge with a reinforced concrete floor carried ... Details of a low riveted truss bridge with a reinforced concrete floor ..."

4. The Design of Highway Bridges of Steel, Timber and Concrete by Milo Smith Ketchum (1920)
"The " fish-bellied " truss bridge shown in Fig. ... riveted above the lower chords, is a decided improvement upon the usual type of low truss bridge. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"It consists of a simple truss bridge 393 feet 9 inches long, ... In the French design a suspension bridge was used instead of the simple truss bridge. ..."

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