Truss vs Chord - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between truss and chord
is that truss
is a bandage and belt used to hold a hernia in place while chord
)(music) in music, a combination of any three or more notes sounded simultaneously.
As verbs the difference between truss and chord
is that truss
is to tie up a bird before cooking it while chord
is to write chords for.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A bandage and belt used to hold a hernia in place.
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(architecture) A structure made up of one or more triangular units made from straight beams of wood or metal, which is used to support a structure as in a roof or bridge.
(architecture) A triangular bracket.
An old English farming measurement. One truss of straw equalled 36 pounds, a truss of old hay equalled 56 pounds, a truss of new hay equalled 60 pounds, and 36 trusses equalled one load.
(obsolete) A bundle; a package.
(historical) A padded jacket or dress worn under armour, to protect the body from the effects of friction.
- bearing a truss of trifles at his back
(historical) Part of a woman's dress; a stomacher.
(botany) A tuft of flowers formed at the top of the main stem of certain plants.
(nautical) The rope or iron used to keep the centre of a yard to the mast.
- Puts off his palmer's weed unto his truss , which bore / The stains of ancient arms.
To tie up a bird before cooking it.
To secure or bind with ropes.
To take fast hold of; to seize and hold firmly; to pounce upon.
To strengthen or stiffen, as a beam or girder, by means of a brace or braces.
(slang, archaic) To execute by hanging; to hang; usually with up .
- who trussing me as eagle doth his prey
- (Sir Walter Scott)
(senseid)(music) A harmonic set of three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously.
(geometry) A straight line between two points of a curve.
(engineering) A horizontal member of a truss.
(aeronautics) The distance between the leading and trailing edge of a wing, measured in the direction of the normal airflow.
(computing) A keyboard shortcut that involves two or more distinct keypresses, such as Ctrl+M followed by P.
* 2005 , James Avery, Visual Studio hacks (page 99)
The string of a musical instrument.
- Ctrl-K is the default first key for chords , but you can create chords using any keys that you want.
(anatomy) A cord.
* mixed-interval chord
* strike a chord, touch a chord
To write chords for.
* 2003 , Dan Levenson, Clawhammer Banjo from Scratch
(music) To accord; to harmonize together.
- This chording' technique works well for learning any tune, but this is the only tune of the set that I will write out completely as a ' chorded version.
To provide with musical chords or strings; to string; to tune.
- This note chords with that one.
- When Jubal struck the chorded shell.
- Even the solitary old pine tree chords his harp.