- Noun: A-frame
- A timber frame in the shape of the letter A; a house built around this
Derived forms: A-frames
A three-piece rigid structural frame in the shape of the upright capital letter A.
- the all-welded, a-frame pylon straddles the deck.
- the a-frame pylon harmonizes with the tall spires of the adjacent cathedral.
- mobile front-bucket loaders often suffice for handling and retrieving rock in a-frame structures.