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truss

 (trŭs)
n.
1. Medicine A supportive device, usually a pad with a belt, worn to prevent enlargement of a hernia or the return of a reduced hernia.
2.
a. A rigid framework, as of wooden beams or metal bars, designed to support a structure, such as a roof.
b. An architectural bracket.
3. Something gathered into a bundle; a pack.
4. Nautical An iron fitting by which a lower yard is secured to a mast.
5. Botany A compact cluster of flowers at the end of a stalk.
tr.v. trussed, truss·ing, truss·es
1. To tie up or bind tightly.
2. To bind or skewer the wings or legs of (a fowl) before cooking.
3. To support or brace with a truss.

[Middle English trusse, bundle, from Old French trousse, from torser, trousser, to truss, possibly from Vulgar Latin *torsāre, from *torsus, variant of Latin tortus, past participle of torquēre, to twist; see terkw- in Indo-European roots.]
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truss

(trʌs)
vb (tr)
1. (sometimes foll by up) to tie, bind, or bundle: to truss up a prisoner.
2. (Cookery) to fasten or bind the wings and legs of (a fowl) before cooking to keep them in place
3. (Building) to support or stiffen (a roof, bridge, etc) with structural members
4. (Clothing & Fashion) informal to confine (the body or a part of it) in tight clothes
5. (Falconry) falconry (of falcons) to hold (the quarry) in the stoop without letting go
6. (Medicine) med to supply or support with a truss
n
7. (Building) a structural framework of wood or metal, esp one arranged in triangles, used to support a roof, bridge, etc
8. (Medicine) med a device for holding a hernia in place, typically consisting of a pad held in position by a belt
9. (Horticulture) horticulture a cluster of flowers or fruit growing at the end of a single stalk
10. (Nautical Terms) nautical a metal fitting fixed to a yard at its centre for holding it to a mast while allowing movement
11. (Architecture) architect another name for corbel
12. a bundle or pack
13. (Units) chiefly Brit a bundle of hay or straw, esp one having a fixed weight of 36, 56, or 60 pounds
[C13: from Old French trousse, from trousser, apparently from Vulgar Latin torciāre (unattested), from torca (unattested) a bundle, torch]
ˈtrusser n
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truss

(trʌs)

v.t.
1. to tie, bind, or fasten (often fol. by up).
2. to make fast with skewers, thread, or the like, as the wings and legs of a fowl in preparation for cooking.
3. to furnish or support with a truss or trusses.
n.
4. any of various structural frames designed to function as a beam or cantilever for supporting bridges, roofs, etc.
5. a device consisting of a pad usu. supported by a belt for maintaining a hernia in a reduced state.
6. a compact terminal cluster or head of flowers growing upon one stalk.
7. a device for supporting a standing yard on a ship's mast, having a pivot permitting the yard to swing horizontally when braced.
8. a bundle or pack.
[1175–1225; Middle English (v.) < Old French tr(o)usser, alter. of torser, probably < Vulgar Latin *torsāre, derivative of *torsus, for Latin tortus, past participle of torquere to twist, wind, wrap]
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Truss

 a pack or package; a bundle of hay or straw; a cluster of flowers or fruit.
Examples: truss of minor associations, 1878; of the most barbarous authors, 1531; of grass, 1400; of hay, 1483; of straw, 1609; of trifles.
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truss


Past participle: trussed
Gerund: trussing

Imperative
truss
truss
Present
I truss
you truss
he/she/it trusses
we truss
you truss
they truss
Preterite
I trussed
you trussed
he/she/it trussed
we trussed
you trussed
they trussed
Present Continuous
I am trussing
you are trussing
he/she/it is trussing
we are trussing
you are trussing
they are trussing
Present Perfect
I have trussed
you have trussed
he/she/it has trussed
we have trussed
you have trussed
they have trussed
Past Continuous
I was trussing
you were trussing
he/she/it was trussing
we were trussing
you were trussing
they were trussing
Past Perfect
I had trussed
you had trussed
he/she/it had trussed
we had trussed
you had trussed
they had trussed
Future
I will truss
you will truss
he/she/it will truss
we will truss
you will truss
they will truss
Future Perfect
I will have trussed
you will have trussed
he/she/it will have trussed
we will have trussed
you will have trussed
they will have trussed
Future Continuous
I will be trussing
you will be trussing
he/she/it will be trussing
we will be trussing
you will be trussing
they will be trussing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been trussing
you have been trussing
he/she/it has been trussing
we have been trussing
you have been trussing
they have been trussing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been trussing
you will have been trussing
he/she/it will have been trussing
we will have been trussing
you will have been trussing
they will have been trussing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been trussing
you had been trussing
he/she/it had been trussing
we had been trussing
you had been trussing
they had been trussing
Conditional
I would truss
you would truss
he/she/it would truss
we would truss
you would truss
they would truss
Past Conditional
I would have trussed
you would have trussed
he/she/it would have trussed
we would have trussed
you would have trussed
they would have trussed
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truss

To secure poultry with string and/or skewers so that it will hold its shape during cooking.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.truss - (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belttruss - (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure
bandage, patch - a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
2.truss - a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structuretruss - a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
truss bridge - a bridge supported by trusses
3.truss - (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)truss - (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)
wall bracket, bracket - a support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf)
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
Verb1.truss - tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking ittruss - tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
tie, bind - fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
2.truss - secure with or as if with ropestruss - secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"
chain up - tie up with chains; "chain up the prisoners"
faggot up - bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot; "faggot up the sticks"
hog-tie - tie together somebody's limbs; "The prisoner was hog-tied"
restrain, confine, hold - to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement; "This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"; "The terrorists held the journalists for ransom"
3.truss - support structurallytruss - support structurally; "truss the roofs"; "trussed bridges"
hold up, support, sustain, hold - be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
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truss

verb
1. (often with up) tie, secure, bind, strap, fasten, tether, pinion, make fast She trussed him with the bandage and gagged his mouth.
noun
1. (Medical) support, pad, bandage For a hernia he introduced the simple solution of a truss.
2. joist, support, stay, shore, beam, prop, brace, strut, buttress, stanchion the bridge's arched, lightweight steel truss
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Translations
يُكَتِّف الدَّجاجَه قَبْل طَبْخِها
svázat
bindebinde op
összekötöz
binda upp; binda
nosaitētsasiet

truss

[trʌs]
A. VT
1. (= tie) → liar, atar; [+ fowl] → espetar
2. (Archit) [+ supporting wall] → apuntalar; [+ supporting floor] → apoyar con entramado
B. N
1. (Med) → braguero m
2. (Archit) → entramado m, soporte m de puntales
3. (= bundle) → lío m, paquete m; [of hay etc] → haz m, lío m; [of fruit] → racimo m
truss up VT + ADV to truss sb upatar a algn (con cuerdas etc)
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truss

[ˈtrʌs]
n (MEDICINE)bandage m herniaire
vt
(COOKERY) [+ chicken, turkey] → brider, trousser
(= tie up) (also truss up) [+ person] → ligoter
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truss

n
(Brit, = bundle) → Bündel nt, → Garbe f
(Build, of bridge) → Fachwerk nt; (of roof)Gespärre nt; (= single beam)Dachsparren m; (vertical) → Dachbalken m
(Med) → Bruchband nt
vt
(= tie) haybündeln; personfesseln
(Cook) chicken etcdressieren
(Build) → (ab)stützen
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truss

[trʌs]
1. vt (also truss up) → legare stretto (Culin) → legare
2. n (Med) → cinto erniario
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truss

(tras) verb
to tie or bind tightly. She trussed the chicken and put it in the oven; The burglars trussed up the guards.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

truss

n. braguero, faja para mantener una hernia reducida en su lugar;
v. ligar, amarrar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

truss

n braguero, faja para contener una hernia
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Miral, Abu Dhabi's creator of destinations, marked a significant construction milestone at the Yas Bay Arena development with the installation of the arena's longest roof truss. HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Miral, and Eng.
Each roof truss measures 94.4 metres and weighs between 82 and 104 tons.
The firm was established when Mr Brown and Mr Harris invested in a patch of land, built a factory from scratch and looked to improve on roof truss products available elsewhere in the market.
Taken by ECHO photographer Gavin Trafford from the roof of the new 12-storey Royal Liverpool Hospital, the images also show the huge 650-tonne roof truss that was lifted into place by crane in July.
Prefabricated roof truss assemblies have been shown to be very strong and reliable when properly assembled and braced.
Newport Roof Truss Company [NRTC] has seen sales double in the last three years, and now third-round funding from Corus subsidiary UK Steel Enterprise is underpinning further expansion in a new market sector.