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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

king′ post`(n.)

or king′post`

  1. a structural member running vertically between the apex and base of a triangular roof truss.

    Category: Building Trades

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. king post(noun)

    post connecting the crossbeam to the apex of a triangular truss


  1. king post(Noun)

    A central vertical supporting post used in architecture and bridge and aircraft design.


  1. King post

    A king post is a central vertical supporting post used in architectural, bridge, or aircraft design applications.


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