Translation of truss in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (for roof, bridge) cuchillo (masculine) (de armadura)Example sentences1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] braguero (masculine)
- 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.
- 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 (masculine); (of flowers) ramo (masculine) 2.2 (of hay, straw) (British English/inglés británico) haz (masculine)Example sentences
- 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.
- 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.
truss upverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [chicken/turkey] atar; [prisoner] atar, amarrar (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata)
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