Definition of Trussing

1. n. The timbers, etc., which form a truss, taken collectively.

Definition of Trussing

1. Verb. (present participle of truss) ¹

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Definition of Trussing

1. the framework of a structure [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trussing

truss bridge
trussing (current term)
trust account
trust busting
trust company
trust corporation
trust deed
trust deeds
trust fall
trust falls
trust fund
trust funds
trust territories

Literary usage of Trussing

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

1. Treatise on the Theory of the Construction of Bridges and Roofs by De Volson Wood (1876)
"Also that when all the joints of the lower chord are loaded, the trussing simply transmits the load to the upper chord, and hence the strains on the ..."

2. Poultry Culture Sanitation and Hygiene by Benjamin Franklyn Kaupp (1920)
"trussing For local trade it is often necessary to prepare the fowl for the oven. This preparation is called trussing. In trussing roasters the carcass is ..."

3. Practical Aviation: An Understandable Presentation of Interesting and by Charles Brian Hayward (1919)
"... of concentrating his attenti«» on the control of the machine to the exclusion of other matter trussing OF PLANES No External Support the Ideal. ..."

4. Elementary Applied Mechanics by Thomas Alexander, Arthur Watson Thomson (1902)
"TRIANGULAR trussing.—(Fig. 251.) of the left half, that is, it has the pattern reversed just as an image of the left half would appear in a vertical mirror ..."

5. Ship-building in Iron and Wood by Andrew Murray, Robert Murray, Augustin Francis Bullock Creuze (1863)
"The mode of applying diagonal trussing to strengthen the 1 side of a ship constructed in accordance with the foregoing Practical outline, ..."

6. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"trussing OVER OPENINGS. At the sides of all openings in partitions the studs should be doubled, and the partition over the opening trussed, ..."

7. Theory of Transverse Strains and Its Application in the Construction of by Robert Griffith Hatfield (1882)
"trussing, In a Framed Girder.—One object to be obtained by the trussing pieces—the ... The braces and rods forming the trussing may be arranged in a great ..."

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