Meaning of Backstays

English: Backstays
Hindi: जहाज़ के पिछले रस्से
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Definition: 1

Machinery. a supporting or checking piece in a mechanism.

Definition: 2

Building Trades. an anchored tension member, as a cable, permanently or temporarily supporting a compression member, as a tower or pole, subject to a pull above its base from the opposite direction.

Definition: 3

a strip of leather at the back of a shoe used for reinforcement and sometimes to connect the quarters.

Definition: 4

Nautical. any of various shrouds forming part of a vessel's standing rigging and leading aft from masts above a lower mast to the sides or stern of the vessel in order to reinforce the masts against forward pull.

Definition: 5

(nautical) a stay leading aft from the upper part of a mast to the deck or stern