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stay

Law the suspension of a judicial proceeding, etc.

stay

[stā]
(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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But anyone who stays the distance on Bare's gilded emotional rollercoaster will be amply rewarded.
We know he stays the distance and I suppose he should now be hard to beat.