buckstay

buckstay

[′bək‚stā]
(mechanical engineering)
A structural support for a furnace wall.

buckstay

1. A vertical member, usually in cross-connected pairs, reinforcing the side walls of an arched masonry furnace or flue to take the thrust of an arch.
2. Any similar brace member.
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BORN-AGAIN jockey Jamie Spencer delivered a tasty dividend for Ascot punters as he forced favourite Buckstay home.
The fare is nearly as rich at Ascot, where Buckstay just made it to sneak his hooves under the table, one of the last pair to squeeze into the field for the PS180,000 Totescoop6 Challenge Cup.
We're now down to Jallota, Tatlisu, Majestic Moon, Buckstay and Professor.
Peter Chapple-Hyam's quietly-fancied Buckstay was second out and was put next door in stall 20.
He gamely held off Buckstay to land the Bunbury Cup at HQ in July then showed the same resolution to hold off Farlow back at Newmarket last month.
Jim Goldie's Scottish raider Hawkeyethenoo (25-1) ran his best race for some time to take third just ahead of Buckstay (16-1).
Buckstay has been found a really good opportunity at Kempton in which to continue his fine form when he runs in the Betdaq 50 Free Bet Handicap.
50: EXTREMITY (R L Moore 3-1f) 1; Buckstay (7-1) 2; Skytrain (12-1) 3 19 ran.
There is a fascinating mile handicap at Newmarket and I like the look of Buckstay (2.
A fitting on a hydraulic hose connected to a hydraulic jack was sheared off after being improperly placed in a buckstay cradle, leading to the fitting being pinched between the cradle and the jacking plate.
BORN-AGAIN Jamie Spencer delivered a tasty dividend for Ascot punters as he forced favourite Buckstay home.
Arguably the biggest eyecatcher in the Gold Cup was fifth-placed Buckstay, who finished well after finding trouble in running to be nearest at the finish and was unlucky not to be placed.