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stay

Law the suspension of a judicial proceeding, etc.

stay

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(engineering)
In a structure, a tensile member which holds other members of the structure rigidly in position.

stay

1. Anything that stiffens or helps to maintain a frame or other structure, as a strut or brace.
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of and "With all the current focus on migration, it is remarkable to see that most individualfamilies stay put through the generations.
The Stay Put Furniture Stoppers will be extremely easy to implement and begin using, and will work well on virtually any piece of furniture.
The decision to have people stay put was a calculated risk by officials seeking to avoid a repeat of the chaos and death that ensued after residents were ordered to evacuate Houston when Hurricane Rita threatened the city in 2005.
Dominic Delrosso, a NASA engineer explains: On Earth, you stay put because the downward pull of gravity (force that pulls two objects together) is balanced by the ground's upward push.
I was on my knees, just trying to stay put," Alfonso says with a laugh, "and I could see we were slowly being pushed into the rocks.
But Butt decided to stay put despite seeing Ferguson pen a new rolling contract during the week as speculation continues to grow that the United boss is living on borrowed time at Old Trafford because of his row with John Magnier and JP McManus.
Here, technology is used not merely as a recording device hut as a means of making bodies move--contrary to video's promise to transport the sights of the world so that viewers can stay put.
And then there are the dead, who refuse to stay put.
Everyone I talk to seems to feel that I should just stay put.
The Delta Airlines pilot had twice warned passengers of the stay put for 30 minutes rule the FAA established for the Olympics and a flight attendant also instructed him to return immediately to his seat.
I still don't know how to objectively test one cleaner to prove it is "better" than another, but there is a certain logical appeal to a product that will stay put when applied.