In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(for roof, bridge)cuchillo (de armadura) masculine
- Again, two crossbeams with camel's hump-shaped braces support the roof truss, and there is no king post.
- Using chain pulls, workers then lifted the panel and loosely connected it to attic posts, attached to roof trusses.
- An adjacent intermodal bus depot is also being rebuilt, with six roof trusses 45 ft to 108 ft long and 8 ft deep replacing piers.
- We had to dismantle the roof structure without any trusses or center ring apparatus free-falling.
- To provide this stability, the roof trusses were connected by pins to reinforced-concrete buttresses, or thrust blocks, at each end.
- A truss is rarely used nowadays, only when surgery is not possible or needs to be delayed.
- 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 a strap like device to prevent a hernia from bulging.
- For symptomatic hernias in younger men a truss may allow continuation of heavy work with greater comfort while awaiting operation.
- If the hernia goes back into the abdomen easily and the patient is an elderly unfit man, a truss can be worn.
2.1(of fruit) racimo masculine(of flowers) ramo masculine
- Flowers were pollinated by hand and trusses pruned to four fruit.
- All axillary buds were removed, and six fruits were retained per truss.
- Once your rhododendrons have bloomed, you can help maintain flowering by deadheading their spent flower trusses.
- A weekly assessment of the number of flowers per truss and trusses per plant was also made.
- Plants were topped two leaves above the fourth truss.
2.2British (of hay, straw)haz masculine
- 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.
- The lamb is then sewn up, trussed, and cooked on a spit.
- Here I have trussed my chicken for the first time.
- On Christmas Eve, with presents wrapped and turkey trussed, many people in Britain settled down to watch Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on television.
- She follows the clear directions for trussing the bird.
- Having plucked and trussed these long beaked birds, leaving the remaining entrails undisturbed, pull out the stomachs and intestines (guts).
- Our first demonstration was in trussing and preparing a fowl for the dinner table.
- Place 1/3 of the orange peels in the cavity of the duck and truss it.
- The next three steps - stuffing, trussing, and roasting - are the real keys to success, so leave plenty of time to proceed carefully.
- Others are trussed up ready for roasting, with marinade flavours from lemon to garlic and herbs injected deep into their flesh.
- Slabs, beams, and girders all make use of straight and trussed bars.
- The base and armature is a trussed column of welded stainless steel tubing - a relatively nimble footing for the mass that sprouts from it.
- Traditional construction of trussed roofs has these timbers built into the main walls for bearing in what is the most likely part of the wall to be wet.
- The response of engineers to this disaster was to go back to building bridges with reinforced trussed decks.
- Unseen above the ceiling of the nave, inserted in 1670-1, is Kempley's second exceptional feature, its roof of trussed rafter construction.
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