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Pronunciation of Trusses: Learn how to pronounce Trusses in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word truss:

1a framework, typically consisting of rafters, posts, and struts, supporting a roof, bridge, or other structure:
roof trusses
a large projection of stone or timber, typically one supporting a cornice.
2a surgical appliance worn to support a hernia, typically a padded belt.
3British, chiefly historical a bundle of old hay (56 lb), new hay (60 lb), or straw (36 lb).
4a compact cluster of flowers or fruit growing on one stalk.
5 Sailing a heavy metal ring securing the lower yards to a mast.
[with object]
1tie up the wings and legs of (a chicken or other bird) before cooking:
Alfred had already trussed and stuffed the geese
tie up (someone) with their arms at their sides:
I found him trussed up in his cupboard
(usually be trussed up in) dress (someone) in elaborate or uncomfortable clothing:
he was trussed up in a heavily padded suit, complete with face mask and protective gloves
2 (usually as adjective trussed) support (a roof, bridge, or other structure) with a truss or trusses.
Middle English (in the sense ‘bundle’): from Old French trusse (noun), trusser ‘pack up, bind in’, based on late Latin tors- ‘twisted’, from the verb torquere. sense 1 of the noun dates from the mid 17th century