truss bridge

noun

: a bridge supported mainly by trusses see bridge illustration

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Flying low, through a truss bridge, under a Union Pacific train, and even in a boxcar are just a few of the stunts a drone pilot shows off in a YouTube video while a UP mixed freight is in motion. R.g. Edmonson, Discover Magazine, 22 Sep. 2017 There had been some discussion putting the trail over the old railroad truss bridge, built in 1893, offering bikers and joggers a historic pass. John Tuohy, The Indianapolis Star, 17 Nov. 2022 Southgate Bridge is considered a continuous truss bridge. The Enquirer, 29 Aug. 2022 The trail approached a truss bridge that crossed the Rezan River. New York Times, 20 Apr. 2022 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, 11 Feb. 2022 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, 11 Feb. 2022 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, 11 Feb. 2022 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, 11 Feb. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of truss bridge was in 1840

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“Truss bridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/truss%20bridge. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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