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An example use of truss in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… consists of a steel truss structure that …”
meanings of truss
A tuft of flowers formed at the top of the main stem of certain plants.
A padded jacket or dress worn under armour, to protect the body from the effects of friction.
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.
The rope or iron used to keep the centre of a yard to the mast.
A bundle; a package.
Part of a woman's dress; a stomacher.
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.
A bandage and belt used to hold a hernia in place.
A triangular bracket.
To execute by hanging; to hang; usually with up.
To strengthen or stiffen, as a beam or girder, by means of a brace or braces.
To take fast hold of; to seize and hold firmly; to pounce upon.
To tie up a bird before cooking it.
To secure or bind with ropes.
truss frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word truss occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.