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truss
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
a structural form (rigid, web-like assembly of smaller — usually triangular members) that supports a roof, bridge or other structure
  • A skinny girl wearing nothing but high-heeled sandals and standing on her head; a blonde dangling from a hook in the ceiling in some kind of black-leather multiple-fracture truss, blindfolded but with her mouth sagging open in a hit-me-again drool; a big woman with huge breast implants and wet red lipstick, bending over and sticking out her pierced tongue.
    p. 271.2

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