queen post roof

queen post roof
A timber roof having two queen-posts but no king-post.

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  • Queen-post — n. [Arch.] One of two suspending posts in a roof truss, or other framed truss of similar form. See {King post}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • queen post — queen′ post n. bui either of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upward from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like, one on each side of the center • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • queen post — noun vertical tie post in a roof truss • Hypernyms: ↑post * * * noun : one of two vertical tie posts in a truss (as of a roof) * * * either of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upward from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • queen post — noun Date: 1823 one of two vertical tie posts in a truss (as of a roof) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • queen post — either of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upward from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like, one on each side of the center. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • queen post — noun either of two upright timbers between the tie beam and principal rafters of a roof truss …   English new terms dictionary

  • queen post — /ˈkwin poʊst/ (say kween pohst) noun one of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upwards from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like, one on each side of the centre …  

  • Post — Post, n. [AS., fr. L. postis, akin to ponere, positum, to place. See {Position}, and cf. 4th {Post}.] 1. A piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Post and stall — Post Post, n. [AS., fr. L. postis, akin to ponere, positum, to place. See {Position}, and cf. 4th {Post}.] 1. A piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Post hanger — Post Post, n. [AS., fr. L. postis, akin to ponere, positum, to place. See {Position}, and cf. 4th {Post}.] 1. A piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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