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Related to queen-post truss: Pratt truss, king post truss, Howe truss, vierendeel truss, Warren Truss
queen-post truss, queen truss
A roof truss having two vertical posts between the rafters and the tie beam; the upper ends of the vertical posts are connected by a straining piece, 1 (such as a tie rod or cable).
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