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truss bridge

a bridge in which the loads are supported by trusses.
Origin of truss bridge
1830-40, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is a wrought iron truss bridge with a timber deck.
  • Steel truss bridge painting and illumination repairs.
  • The polygonal-truss bridge is also eligible as an example of late pony-truss design.
  • The steel truss bridge has been in constant use since it was constructed but its oak deck has been replaced as the need arose.
  • The new covered bridge replaced an old steel truss bridge.
  • It is recognized that installing an overhead truss bridge sign support is more expensive than a cantilever sign support.
British Dictionary definitions for truss bridge

truss bridge

a bridge that is constructed of trusses
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