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1. A horizontal beam or bar held up by two pairs of divergent legs and used as a support.
2. A framework consisting of slanted braces and horizontal crosspieces supporting a bridge or causeway.
[Middle English trestel, from Old French, alteration of Vulgar Latin *trāstellum, trānstellum, diminutive of Latin trānstrum, beam; see transom.]
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1. (Building) a framework in the form of a horizontal member supported at each end by a pair of splayed legs, used to carry scaffold boards, a table top, etc
2. (Civil Engineering)
a. a braced structural tower-like framework of timber, metal, or reinforced concrete that is used to support a bridge or ropeway
b. a bridge constructed of such frameworks
[C14: from Old French trestel, ultimately from Latin trānstrum transom]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a frame typically composed of a horizontal member rigidly attached at each end to the top of a transverse A-frame, used as a barrier, a support for planking, etc.; horse.
a. one of a number of transverse frames joined together to support a bridge.
b. a bridge made of these.
[1300–50; Middle English trestel < Middle French, by dissimilation from Old French trestre « Latin trānstrum crossbeam]
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|Noun||1.||trestle - a supporting tower used to support a bridge|
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
supporting tower - a tower that serves to support something
|2.||trestle - sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop|
trestle table - a table supported on trestles
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مِنْصَبَه خَشَبِيَّه، جَحْش
A. N → caballete m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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n → (Auflage)bock m
n → Bockbrücke f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
trestle[ˈtrɛsl] n → cavalletto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a wooden support with legs. The platform was on trestles; (also adjective) a trestle table. bokkie مِنْصَبَه خَشَبِيَّه، جَحْش дървена подпорка cavalete koza; na kozách das Gestell; Gestell-... buk; bukke- υποστήριγμα, τρίποδοcaballete pukk, pukk- پایه؛ خرک pukki tréteau חֲמוֹר עֲבוֹדָה घोडी़ nogari, potporanj állvány penyangga búkki, undirstaða cavalletto, trespolo 架台 가대(架臺) ožys steķi kekuda schraagbukkkozioł پایه ، خرک cavalete suport козлы podstavec; na podstavci štirinožno stojalo postolje [trä]bock ขาหยั่ง ayaklık 支架 естакада; рамна опора لکڑي کي کڑياں جو سہارے کے طور پر لگائي گئي ہوں niễng, trụ 支架
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