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Definition of Strut


  1. To swell; to bulge out.
  2. To walk with a lofty, proud gait, and erect head; to walk with affected dignity.
  3. The act of strutting; a pompous step or walk.
  4. In general, any piece of a frame which resists thrust or pressure in the direction of its own length. See Brace, and Illust. of Frame, and Roof.
  5. Any part of a machine or structure, of which the principal function is to hold things apart; a brace subjected to compressive stress; -- the opposite of stay, and tie.
  6. To hold apart. Cf. Strut, n., 3.
  7. Protuberant.
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Strut Translations

strut in German is stolzieren, verstreben, Strebebalken
strut in Spanish is pavoneo