scissors truss

noun

Definition of scissors truss

: a roofing truss in which the braces for the rafters cross like the members of a pair of scissors

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“Scissors truss.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scissors%20truss. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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