Belfast truss

Belfast truss

[′bel‚fast ′trəs]
(civil engineering)
A bowstring beam for large spans, having the upper member bent and the lower member horizontal; constructed entirely of timber components.

Belfast truss

A bowstring truss, for large spans, which is constructed entirely of timber components; the upper member is bent, and the lower member is horizontal.
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Proceeds from the night will all go towards the Hooton Park Trust's efforts to restore the 1917 Grade II Belfast Truss hangars at Hooton Park as a resource for the local community, with exhibition facilities, an educational and historical interpretation centre and an aviation and transport museum, celebrating the North West's pioneering achievements in transport technology.
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