stay bolt

noun

Definition of stay bolt

: a bolt or short rod commonly threaded throughout its length and used as a stay to connect opposite plates (as in a steam boiler) that are subjected to a pressure tending to force them apart

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“Stay bolt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stay%20bolt. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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