web member


: one of the several members joining the top and bottom chords of a truss or lattice girder

Examples of web member in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bowing truss bottom chords or web members. Doors or windows that can no longer be opened or closed. Sydney Carruth, The Arizona Republic, 4 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of web member was in 1873

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“Web member.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/web%20member. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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