Trusses Sentence Examples
These carry temporary trusses of timber or steel.
A load contains 36 trusses.
In the former the main supporting member or members may be an arch ring or arched ribs, suspension chains or ropes, or a pair of girders, beams or trusses.
From 1840, trusses, chiefly of timber but with wrought-iron tensionrods and cast-iron shoes, were adopted in America.
Intermediate piers support the trusses in the side spans.Advertisement
This bridge, connecting very important railway systems, was designed to carry two lines of rails, a highway and electric railway on each side, all between the main trusses.
A multiple truss consists of a number of simple trusses, e.g.
Some timber bridges consist of queenpost trusses in the upright position, as shown diagrammatically in fig.
Compound trusses consist of simple trusses used as primary, secondary and tertiary trusses, the secondary supported on the primary, and the tertiary on the secondary.
Chancel arch truss distinguished by its angular wooden corbels; the roof between the trusses paneled over in wood.Advertisement
At the east end are seven trusses supporting a lower roofline of six bays.
Walls as nave and roof of two bays also as nave but trusses lack raking struts.
The roof has three bays formed by three arch-braced collar trusses with king struts reaching to shorter collars above.
Roof of four arch-braced collar trusses with king and arcing struts; intermediate trusses with collars and king struts; rafters and through purlins.
One of the principal trusses in the roof is directly above.Advertisement
There are five cruck trusses rising from ground level through the full height of the building.
One of the barns has three reused hammerbeam trusses.
Interior of barn has 2 pegged king-post trusses with struts.
Roof has three narrow collar trusses with straight braces.
The exposed roof trusses use beams from the old bell frame replaced in 1999.Advertisement
In the Egyptian ships the hogging trusses were plainly tensioned by twisting them together, making what is often called a Spanish windlass.
The best forms of poeticus ornatus have been crossed with the bunch-flowered Tazettas, and have resulted in producing varieties with large trusses of exquisite flowers more or less resembling the ornatus parents, and varying in colour from the purest white to yellow, the rim of the corona being in most cases conspicuously and charmingly coloured with red or crimson.
Frames used as bridge trusses should never be designed so that the elongation or compression of one member can elongate or compress any other member.
The side roof trusses are supported at the bottom of the post member by joist hangers in the compartment wall.
Dormer windows and stairwell openings are formed by placing multiple trusses either side of the openings and framing the resulting space with loose timbers.Advertisement
Unlike tie beam trusses they are integral to the walls of the building.
Roof of four and a half bays with arch-braced collar trusses and raking struts, flat purlins and two tiers of cusped windbraces.
Exposed original arched timber trusses leading to the roof space.
In the Egyptian ships the hogging trusses were plainly tensioned by twisting them together, making what is often called a Spanish Windlass.
It bears its fine trusses, 3 inches or more across, on short branches springing from the whole length of the previous years growth, thus forming fine sprays of pure white blossom.
The trusses are small but exceedingly graceful, composed of flowers 2 inches or so across, white or rosy-lilac, freely spotted with dark red on the upper petals.
In September these are nearly covered with flowers, arranged in close trusses at the ends of the shoots, and of a fine cobalt-blue, changing to violet; they usually last till the frosts.
The leaves of all are from 5 to 8 inches long, the trusses rounded or sometimes almost conical, with the flowers closely packed, the color of the bell-shaped corolla varying from rich crimson to almost white.
Its leaves are densely covered with hairs when young, less so as they get older; the flowers are borne loosely in small trusses, rosy white on opening, whiter with age.
The flowers are in compact rounded trusses about 4 inches across, a bright blood-red, the leaves coated beneath with a rusty felt.
Rhododendron Thomsoni - The flowers of this species, of a fine red, are borne in loose trusses, hardy in the London district and flowering in the early part of April; the leaves 3 to 4 inches long, very dark green above.
Rhododendron Wighti - A small tree, found at elevations of 11,000 to 14,000 feet, bearing yellow flowers 2 1/2 inches across in large rounded trusses.
There are four cables, one on each side of the two main trusses or stiffening girders.