queen post


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queen post

[′kwēn ‚pōst]
(civil engineering)
Either of two vertical members, one on each side of the apex of a triangular truss.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

queen post

One of the two vertical supports in a queen-post truss. See also: Post
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

queen post

One of the two vertical supports in a queen-post truss.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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