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tieback

[′tī‚bak]
(mining engineering)
A beam serving a purpose similar to that of a fend-off beam, but fixed at the opposite side of the shaft or inclined road.
The wire ropes or stay rods that are sometimes used on the side of the tower opposite the hoisting engine, either in place of or to reinforce the engine braces.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

tieback

A tension element used to resist the lateral force on a retaining structure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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