mainstay

Mainstay vs Mainstream - What's the difference?

mainstay | mainstream |


As nouns the difference between mainstay and mainstream

is that mainstay is a chief support while mainstream is mainstream.

Mainstay vs Mainspring - What's the difference?

mainstay | mainspring |


As nouns the difference between mainstay and mainspring

is that mainstay is a chief support while mainspring is the principal spring of a clockwork mechanism, that drives it by uncoiling.

Mainstay vs Reliable - What's the difference?

mainstay | reliable |


As nouns the difference between mainstay and reliable

is that mainstay is a chief support while reliable is something or someone or dependable.

As an adjective reliable is

suitable]] or fit to be [[rely on|relied on; worthy of dependence or reliance; trustworthy.

Mainstay - What does it mean?

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Mainstay vs Cornerstone - What's the difference?

mainstay | cornerstone |


As nouns the difference between mainstay and cornerstone

is that mainstay is a chief support while cornerstone is a ceremonial stone set at the corner of a building, joining two exterior walls, and often inscribed with the starting and completion dates of construction, the name of the architect and owner, and other details.

Mainstay vs Buttress - What's the difference?

mainstay | buttress | Related terms |

Mainstay is a related term of buttress.


As nouns the difference between mainstay and buttress

is that mainstay is a chief support while buttress is (architecture) a brick or stone structure built against another structure to support it.

As a verb buttress is

to support something physically with, or as if with, a prop or buttress.

Mainstay vs Splint - What's the difference?

mainstay | splint | Related terms |

Mainstay is a related term of splint.


As nouns the difference between mainstay and splint

is that mainstay is a chief support while splint is a narrow strip of wood split or peeled off of a larger piece.

As a verb splint is

to apply a splint to; to fasten with splints.

Wikidiffcom vs Mainstay - What's the difference?

wikidiffcom | mainstay |


As a noun mainstay is

a chief support.

Mainstay vs Basis - What's the difference?

mainstay | basis | Related terms |

Mainstay is a related term of basis.


As nouns the difference between mainstay and basis

is that mainstay is a chief support while basis is basis.

Mainstay vs Brace - What's the difference?

mainstay | brace | Related terms |

Mainstay is a related term of brace.


In nautical|lang=en terms the difference between mainstay and brace

is that mainstay is (nautical) a stabilising rope from the top of the mainmast to the bottom of the foremast while brace is (nautical) to swing round the yards of a square rigged ship, using braces, to present a more efficient sail surface to the direction of the wind.

As nouns the difference between mainstay and brace

is that mainstay is a chief support while brace is (obsolete) armor for the arm; vambrace.

As a verb brace is

(intransitive) to prepare for something bad, as an impact or blow.

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