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truss bridge

n.
A bridge supported by trusses.
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truss bridge

n
(Civil Engineering) a bridge that is constructed of trusses
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truss′ bridge`


n.
a bridge in which the loads are supported by trusses.
[1830–40, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.truss bridge - a bridge supported by trussestruss bridge - a bridge supported by trusses  
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
truss - a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure
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