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meanings of truss


  1. A tuft of flowers formed at the top of the main stem of certain plants.
  2. A padded jacket or dress worn under armour, to protect the body from the effects of friction.
  3. An old English farming measurement. One truss of straw equalled 36 pounds, a truss of old hay equalled 56 pounds, a truss of new hay equalled 60 pounds, and 36 trusses equalled one load.
  4. The rope or iron used to keep the centre of a yard to the mast.
  5. A bundle; a package.
  6. Part of a woman's dress; a stomacher.
  7. A structure made up of one or more triangular units made from straight beams of wood or metal, which is used to support a structure as in a roof or bridge.
  8. A bandage and belt used to hold a hernia in place.
  9. A triangular bracket.


  1. To support.
  2. To execute by hanging; to hang; usually with up.
  3. To strengthen or stiffen, as a beam or girder, by means of a brace or braces.
  4. To take fast hold of; to seize and hold firmly; to pounce upon.
  5. To tie up a bird before cooking it.
  6. To secure or bind with ropes.

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