Queen truss
Queen truss \Queen" truss\ (Arch.) A truss framed with queen-posts; a queen-post truss. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • queen truss — queen′ truss n. a truss having queen posts with no king post …   From formal English to slang

  • queen truss — n. Carpentry a truss with queen posts …   English World dictionary

  • queen truss — noun : a truss framed with queen posts * * * a truss having queen posts with no king post. [1860 65] * * * queen truss, the truss within queen posts …   Useful english dictionary

  • queen truss — a truss having queen posts with no king post. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • queen post truss — noun : queen truss …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Queen-post — n. [Arch.] One of two suspending posts in a roof truss, or other framed truss of similar form. See {King post}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • queen post — queen′ post n. bui either of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upward from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like, one on each side of the center • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • queen post — n. Carpentry either of a pair of vertical posts set between the rafters and the base, or tie beam, of a truss, at equal distances from the apex: cf. KING POST …   English World dictionary

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