waist sheet

noun

Definition of waist sheet

: a vertical steel plate that secures the waist of a locomotive boiler to the frames of the locomotive allowing at the same time a small amount of expansion and contraction — compare belly brace

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“Waist sheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waist%20sheet. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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