Bowstring truss | Article about bowstring truss by The Free Dictionary
A truss with one curved member in the shape of a bow and a straight or cambered member, which ties together the two ends of the bow. See also: Truss
bowstring beam, bowstring girder, bowstring truss
, or truss
having one curved member in the shape of a bow (often circular or parabolic in shape) and a straight or cambered member which ties together the two ends of the bow.
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A committee is working to spruce up a 10-block area along Meridian Street between Portland's unusual bowstring truss
concrete bridge over the Salamonie River on the south and Votaw Street (State Roads 67/26) on the north.
Upstairs in the master bedroom, a warm-toned, bow-front Hepplewhite bureau stands out against white walls and the light, elegant steel bowstring truss
The bowstring truss
bridge, made of weathering steel and timber, is one of the longest of its kind in Pennsylvania.