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A bar supporting the wing or landing gear of an airplane.
A long structural member of timber or metal, or a bar designed to resist pressure in the direction of its length.
A brace or supporting piece.
A diagonal brace between two legs of a drill tripod or derrick.
A vertical-compression member in a structure or in an underground timber set.
A bracket outside the hull of a ship, supporting the propeller shaft. Also known as propeller strut.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A bracing member, or any piece of a frame which resists thrusts in the direction of its own length, whether upright, horizontal, or diagonal.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
A brace or any piece of a frame which resists thrusts in the direction of its own length; may be upright, diagonal, or horizontal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
ii. A stub wing or pylon strut attaching an engine pod to the fuselage or the wing.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved