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Glossary of Terms
O.C. - On Center Spacing

On Edge
- Vertical placement of a member's wide edge.

On The Flat - Horizontal placement of a member's wide edge.

Out-To-Out Span - See Overall Span

Outrigger - Wood member nailed to a truss to form a rake overhang beyond the wall line.

Overall Rise - Vertical distance from bottommost part of the bottom chord to uppermost point on peak.

Overall Span - Outside-of-frame dimensions, not outside-of-sheathing dimensions.

Overall Truss Depth
- Vertical distance between bearing and the uppermost point of the peak.

Overall Truss Length
- The horizontal length of truss including the cantilever, but not the overhang.

Overhang - The extension of a top or bottom chord of a truss beyond a support.

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