scissors truss

scissors truss

[′siz·ərz ‚trəs]
(building construction)
A roof truss in which the braces cross like scissors blades.

scissors truss

A type of truss used to support a pitched roof; the ties cross each other and are connected to the opposite rafters at an intermediate point along their length. See also: Truss

scissors truss

scissors truss
A type of truss used to support a pitched roof; the ties cross each other and are connected to the opposite rafters at an intermediate point along their length.
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However, trusses really shine when it comes to versatility, like the scissors truss in Fig.