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Either of a pair of upright posts providing tension between the top and bottom members of a truss.
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(Building) one of a pair of vertical posts that connect the tie beam of a truss to the principal rafters. Compare king post
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either of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upward from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like, one on each side of the center.
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|Noun||1.||queen post - vertical tie post in a roof truss|
post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
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