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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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Oxford is also somewhere where people are particularly likely to stay put for lengthy periods, moving just over every 31 years, on average.
Counsel to the inquiry Richard Millett pressed: "On what you later discovered during the course of the night, do you accept that the revocation of the 'stay put' advice should have happened at an earlier stage than it did?" He answered: "I don't think you could say that a decision could be taken earlier based on what I saw several hours later.
The "stay put" advice that was given to people in Grenfell has been a consistent policy for similar buildings since the 1950s - but is now coming under scrutiny after the inferno which has claimed at least 80 lives.
"Unless you've had refurbishment work that you're unsure of, stay put. It's been inherent and built into buildings and tower block designs since the 1950s."
They're water-resistant (so a bit of drizzle is no excuse!) and the 'silicone wings' design means the earpieces stay put with minimal discomfort.
There are five chapters: becoming AsiaAEs largest slum; state interventions and fragmented sovereignties; from labor to land: an emerging political economy; political entrepreneurship and enduring fragmentations; the right to stay put. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
The Stay Put Furniture Stoppers will be extremely easy to implement and begin using, and will work well on virtually any piece of furniture.
No convincing was necessary to make me stay put. The only problem with staying put: there were 14 of us all stuffed into Corey's three-bedroom house.
Atoms tend to stay put, but light is always on the move.
When he was asked whether he was looking to bail, he told reporters a few weeks ago that while he has been talking to other prominent executives about a leadership position at the company, he's planning to stay put.
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.