Translation of truss in Spanish:

truss

Pronunciation: /trʌs/

noun/nombre

  • 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 (masculine); (of flowers) ramo (masculine) 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.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

Phrasal verbs

truss up

verb + 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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