[ truhs-ing ]
See synonyms for: trussingtrussings on

  1. the members that form a truss.

  2. a structure consisting of trusses.

  1. trusses collectively.

Origin of trussing

1300–50; Middle English trossinge;see truss, -ing1

Words Nearby trussing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use trussing in a sentence

  • In the main frame a few changes were also made in the details of construction and trussing employed by Mr Chanute.

    A History of Aeronautics | E. Charles Vivian
  • "There will be hot work to-day in that forest," he told Arn, who was busied with the trussing of his mail.

    The Path of the King | John Buchan

British Dictionary definitions for trussing


/ (ˈtrʌsɪŋ) /

  1. a system of trusses, esp for strengthening or reinforcing a structure

  2. the parts or members that form a truss

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