Sentence Examples


  • TRUSS (from O.
  • A truss of straw contains 36 lb, of old hay 56 lb, of new hay 60 lb.
  • The singular Colossus bridge, built in 1812 over the Schuylkill, a kind of flat arched truss, had a span of 340 ft.
  • The Howe truss of 1830 and the Pratt truss of 1844 are examples.
  • The Howe truss had timber chords and a lattice of timber struts, with vertical iron ties.

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