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roof truss

[′rüf ‚trəs]
(building construction)
A truss used in roof construction; it carries the weight of roof deck and framing and of wind loads on the upper chord; an example is a Fink truss.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

roof truss

roof truss
A structural support for a roof.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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