Straining

Definition of Straining

Strain´ing
a. & n.1.a. & n. from Strain.
Straining piece
(Arch.) a short piece of timber in a truss, used to maintain the ends of struts or rafters, and keep them from slipping. See Illust. of Queen-post.

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