There are 2 translations of truss in Spanish:

truss1

Pronunciation: /trʌs/

n

  • 1 1.1 (for roof, bridge) cuchillo (masculine) (de armadura)
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    • We had to dismantle the roof structure without any trusses or center ring apparatus free-falling.
    • Again, two crossbeams with camel's hump-shaped braces support the roof truss, and there is no king post.
    • To provide this stability, the roof trusses were connected by pins to reinforced-concrete buttresses, or thrust blocks, at each end.
    1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] braguero (masculine)
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    • For symptomatic hernias in younger men a truss may allow continuation of heavy work with greater comfort while awaiting operation.
    • Wearing a truss may help to relieve the discomfort of a hernia, but will not improve the condition, and in some cases can cause further damage.
    • A truss is rarely used nowadays, only when surgery is not possible or needs to be delayed.
  • 2 2.1 (of fruit) racimo (m); (of flowers) ramo (m) 2.2 (of hay, straw) (British English/inglés británico) haz (masculine)
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    • In 1795, Parliament specified that a truss of hay should equal 56 pounds for old hay or 60 pounds (about 27.2 kilograms) for new hay.
    • But when Saturday morning came the thief got up early and hid himself under a truss of hay in the hayloft.
    • A truss of hay of 66 pounds is therefore equal to 28 pounds of oats, or a bushel of the best oats will go as far as one truss and a half of hay.
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    • Flowers were pollinated by hand and trusses pruned to four fruit.
    • A weekly assessment of the number of flowers per truss and trusses per plant was also made.
    • All axillary buds were removed, and six fruits were retained per truss.

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vt
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There are 2 translations of truss in Spanish:

truss2

vt

  • 1.1 [chicken/duck] atar
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    • She follows the clear directions for trussing the bird.
    • Here I have trussed my chicken for the first time.
    • Having plucked and trussed these long beaked birds, leaving the remaining entrails undisturbed, pull out the stomachs and intestines (guts).
    1.2 [roof/bridge] apuntalar
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    • The response of engineers to this disaster was to go back to building bridges with reinforced trussed decks.
    • Traditional construction of trussed roofs has these timbers built into the main walls for bearing in what is the most likely part of the wall to be wet.
    • Unseen above the ceiling of the nave, inserted in 1670-1, is Kempley's second exceptional feature, its roof of trussed rafter construction.

Phrasal verbs

truss up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento

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Word of the day amnistiar
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to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.