The timbers, etc., which form a truss, taken collectively.
- Present participle of truss.
- The timbers, etc., that form a truss.
- The art of stiffening or bracing a set of timbers, etc., by putting in struts, ties, etc., until it has something of the character of a truss.
- The act of a hawk or other bird of prey in seizing its quarry and soaring into the air with it.