truss bridge
noun Date: 1840 a bridge supported mainly by trusses — see bridge illustration

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  • Truss bridge — Bridge Bridge (br[i^]j), n. [OE. brig, brigge, brug, brugge, AS. brycg, bricg; akin to Fries. bregge, D. brug, OHG. brucca, G. br[ u]cke, Icel. bryggja pier, bridge, Sw. brygga, Dan. brygge, and prob. Icel. br[=u] bridge, Sw. & Dan. bro bridge,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • truss bridge — truss′ bridge n. civ a bridge in which the loads are supported by trusses • Etymology: 1830–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • truss bridge — ☆ truss bridge n. a bridge supported chiefly by trusses …   English World dictionary

  • truss bridge — noun a bridge supported by trusses • Hypernyms: ↑bridge, ↑span • Part Meronyms: ↑truss * * * noun : a bridge supported mainly by trusses see bridge illustration * * * a bridge in which the loads are supported by trusses. [1830 40, Amer …   Useful english dictionary

  • truss bridge — a bridge in which the loads are supported by trusses. [1830 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • truss bridge — /ˈtrʌs brɪdʒ/ (say trus brij) noun a bridge in which the greatest strain is taken by trusses …   Australian English dictionary

  • Continuous truss bridge — Astoria Megler Bridge is North America s longest continuous truss bridge …   Wikipedia

  • List of longest continuous truss bridge spans — This list of continuous bridge spans ranks the world s continuous truss bridges in two ways. First by the length of main span (the longest length of unsupported roadway) and second by the total length of continuous truss spans.This list includes… …   Wikipedia

  • Ouaquaga Lenticular Truss Bridge — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

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