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truss someone or something up

to bind, tie, or bundle someone or something up. The attendants trussed Walter up and took him to a padded cell. They trussed up Walter tightly. Ann trussed the bundle up and sent it off.
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truss up

v.
1. To tie up or bind someone or something tightly: The bank robbers trussed up the employees and fled with the money. The costume designer trussed us up in elaborate gowns.
2. To bind or skewer the wings or legs of some bird before cooking: The chef trussed up the fowl. I trussed the duck up and put it into the oven.
3. To support or brace something with a truss: I sprained my ankle, and the coach trussed it up. The doctor trussed up the patient's arm.
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And even if it is determined the truss should be saved, the village does not have the estimated $1 million to replace the "purely decorative" truss, he added.
The conventional vertical stiffness in the truss centre appears due to the presence of constructively designed vertical braces between transverse trusses, connected with the semi-cupola centre.
He is president of Northwest Truss Fabricators Association and graduated from Seattle Pacific University with majors in economics and business administration.
Application of FEM method for 2D truss beams analysis enables determination of displacements of all truss joints in direction of two axis of the selected coordinate system, for the selected load.
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The variety of truss depths and different configurations of tubular steel webs helps professionals specify an open-web truss that meets load-bearing requirements while reducing the amount of materials needed.
These round-wood members were constructed into different configurations of efficient truss systems with bolted joints at each node.
The sheet covers loading trusses, haulage of trusses, unloading on site, storage and construction of roofs including clarifying the truss supplier position under CDM Regulations.
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No stranger to Mohonk, Saratoga faced the same challenge in designing the resort's beloved native stone and wood truss award-winning Victorian Skating Pavilion, which opened in 2003, a structure so authentic that many find it hard to believe it's not part of the original resort.