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arched truss

noun
1.
a truss having an archlike form but unlike a true arch in that it is free to move horizontally at its base, as in expanding or contracting because of temperature changes.
Compare braced arch.
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  • The new bridge also features an arched truss that looks similar to the frame of the old structure.

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