truss bridge

noun

Definition of truss bridge

: a bridge supported mainly by trusses — see bridge illustration

Examples of truss bridge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This bridge's structural system is defined as an arched truss bridge with a deck suspended from the truss. Adel Abdelnaby, CNN, 17 May 2021 The Station Road Bridge is the Cuyahoga Valley’s oldest metal truss bridge, meaning its load-bearing structure is made of connected parts, usually forming triangular sections. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland, 18 Dec. 2020 The Station Road Bridge is the Cuyahoga Valley’s oldest metal truss bridge, meaning its load-bearing structure is made of connected parts, usually forming triangular sections. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland, 18 Dec. 2020 Today, the mill’s adventurous customers can ride a zip line over the treetops and above the historic Bollman Truss Railroad Bridge, an all-metal suspension truss bridge that’s beloved of railroad buffs. Mary Carole Mccauley, baltimoresun.com, 20 Feb. 2021 The Station Road Bridge is the Cuyahoga Valley’s oldest metal truss bridge, meaning its load-bearing structure is made of connected parts, usually forming triangular sections. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland, 18 Dec. 2020 The Station Road Bridge is the Cuyahoga Valley’s oldest metal truss bridge, meaning its load-bearing structure is made of connected parts, usually forming triangular sections. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland, 18 Dec. 2020 The Station Road Bridge is the Cuyahoga Valley’s oldest metal truss bridge, meaning its load-bearing structure is made of connected parts, usually forming triangular sections. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland, 18 Dec. 2020 The Station Road Bridge is the Cuyahoga Valley’s oldest metal truss bridge, meaning its load-bearing structure is made of connected parts, usually forming triangular sections. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland, 18 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of truss bridge

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Truss bridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/truss%20bridge. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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