Synonyms of truss


1. truss, bandage, patch

usage: (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure

2. truss, framework

usage: a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

3. corbel, truss, bracket, wall bracket

usage: (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)


1. truss, tie, bind

usage: tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it

2. tie down, tie up, bind, truss, restrain, confine, hold

usage: secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"

3. truss, hold, support, sustain, hold up

usage: support structurally; "truss the roofs"; "trussed bridges"

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Definition and meaning of truss (Dictionary)