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  Words related to truss

Related / Similar Words: corbel, tie down, tie up, bind

 

Definition:
  • (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent);
  • a framework of beams forming a rigid structure (as a roof truss);
  • (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure;
  • support structurally; "truss the roofs"; "trussed bridges";
  • secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapes and bring them to the recycling shed";
  • tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it;

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    Hyponyms: cul de lampe, chain up, faggot, fagot, faggot up, hog-tie

     

    Entailments: fasten, fix, secure

     

    Part Meronyms: truss bridge

     

    Derivational Morphology: corbel

     

    Anagrams: strut, trust

     

     
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