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trestlenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtres.l̩/
a ​supportingstructure for a ​table, consisting of a ​flatpiece of ​woodsupported at each end by two ​pairs of ​slopinglegs specialized engineering a set of ​slopingsupportsholding a ​horizontalstructure, used ​especially for ​railwaybridges
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trestlenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtres·əl/
a set of ​slopingsupportsholding a ​horizontalstructure, used esp. for ​railroadbridges, or a ​bridgesupported in this way: The ​train was ​crossing a trestle above a ​river near Baltimore.
(Definition of trestle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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