queen post truss


queen post truss
noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Queen-post — n. [Arch.] One of two suspending posts in a roof truss, or other framed truss of similar form. See {King post}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • queen post — n. Carpentry either of a pair of vertical posts set between the rafters and the base, or tie beam, of a truss, at equal distances from the apex: cf. KING POST …   English World dictionary

  • queen post — queen′ post n. bui either of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upward from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like, one on each side of the center • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • queen post — noun vertical tie post in a roof truss • Hypernyms: ↑post * * * noun : one of two vertical tie posts in a truss (as of a roof) * * * either of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upward from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Queen post — A queen post is a supporting post designed to span longer openings than a king post. A king post uses one central supporting post, whereas the queen post uses two.ArchitectureA queen post bridge has two uprights placed about one third of the way… …   Wikipedia

  • queen post — noun Date: 1823 one of two vertical tie posts in a truss (as of a roof) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • queen post — either of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upward from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like, one on each side of the center. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • queen post — noun either of two upright timbers between the tie beam and principal rafters of a roof truss …   English new terms dictionary

  • queen post — /ˈkwin poʊst/ (say kween pohst) noun one of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upwards from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like, one on each side of the centre …   Australian English dictionary

  • Truss bridge — for a single track railway, converted to pedestrian use and pipeline support Ancestor Beam bridge[ …   Wikipedia


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