Definition of TRUSS

noun : TRUSS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

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

verb : TRUSS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it ;

  • 3. (

    ) support structurally; "truss the roofs"; "trussed bridges" ;


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