Translation of truss in Spanish:


cuchillo (de armadura), n.

Pronunciation: /trəs//trʌs/


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    • 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.

    • 1.2Medicine

      braguero masculine
      • A truss is rarely used nowadays, only when surgery is not possible or needs to be delayed.
      • For symptomatic hernias in younger men a truss may allow continuation of heavy work with greater comfort while awaiting operation.
      • A truss is a strap like device to prevent a hernia from bulging.
      • If the hernia goes back into the abdomen easily and the patient is an elderly unfit man, a truss can be worn.
      • 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.

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    • 2.1

      (of fruit) racimo masculine
      (of flowers) ramo masculine
      • All axillary buds were removed, and six fruits were retained per truss.
      • Plants were topped two leaves above the fourth truss.
      • Once your rhododendrons have bloomed, you can help maintain flowering by deadheading their spent flower trusses.
      • 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.

    • 2.2British (of hay, straw)

      haz masculine
      • 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.
      • 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.

transitive verb

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    (chicken/duck) atar
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    (bridge/roof) apuntalar