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With its additional diagonals, the sponge’s lattice has more joints than a traditional truss and less distance between the joints, which may allow the structure to sustain greater compression before buckling, Fernandes said.
THE CURIOUS STRENGTH OF A SEA SPONGE’S GLASS SKELETONELENA RENKENJANUARY 11, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
NASA has been studying something similar, with trusses that support lengthy wings to keep them from fluttering.
THIS WEIRD-LOOKING PLANE COULD SOMEDAY BE A FAST, CLEAN OPTION FOR AIR TRAVELROB VERGERSEPTEMBER 28, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
The Howe truss had timber chords and a lattice of timber struts, with vertical iron ties.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Fig. 20 shows a Fink truss, a characteristic early American type, with cast iron compression and wrought iron tension members.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Truss the birds, and stuff them with chopped truffles and rasped bacon, seasoned with salt and pepper and a tiny dust of cayenne.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
Take four pigeons, truss and braise them in stock, then glaze them, dish them up against a block of fried bread.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
This bridge has seven arches, and is a combination truss and arch design, capable of sustaining an immense weight.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
Then, after having prepared the force meat, you put it into the chicken, sew it up and truss it into shape.
A COURSE OF LECTURES ON THE PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY AND COOKERYJULIET CORSON
Take two or four pigeons (according to their size), and truss them with the feet inwards.
DOMESTIC FRENCH COOKERY, 4TH ED.SULPICE BARU
Want of horse-provender is very great:—country entirely eaten, say the peasants, and not a truss remaining.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XV. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE

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