Straining
Straining Strain"ing, a. & n. from {Strain}. [1913 Webster]

{Straining piece} (Arch.), a short piece of timber in a truss, used to maintain the ends of struts or rafters, and keep them from slipping. See Illust. of {Queen-post}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Straining piece — Straining Strain ing, a. & n. from {Strain}. [1913 Webster] {Straining piece} (Arch.), a short piece of timber in a truss, used to maintain the ends of struts or rafters, and keep them from slipping. See Illust. of {Queen post}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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