Truss"ing (?), n.

1. Arch. & Engin.

The timbers, etc., which form a truss, taken collectively.

Weale.

2. Arch. & Engin.

The art of stiffening or bracing a set of timbers, or the like, by putting in struts, ties, etc., till it has something of the character of a truss.

3.

The act of a hawk, or other bird of prey, in seizing its quarry, and soaring with it into air.

[Obs.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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