Definitions for "Bolster"
A long pillow or cushion, used to support the head of a person lying on a bed; -- generally laid under the pillows.
A cushioned or a piece part of a saddle.
A cushioned or a piece of soft wood covered with tarred canvas, placed on the trestletrees and against the mast, for the collars of the shrouds to rest on, to prevent chafing.
Keywords:  shank, knife, cutlery, chisel, blade
That part of a knife blade which abuts upon the end of the handle.
The metallic end of a pocketknife handle.
A piece of metal at the end of a folding knife (normally Nickel Silver, brass or aluminium).
A plate of iron or a mass of wood under the end of a bridge girder, to keep the girder from resting directly on the abutment.
A transverse bar above the axle of a wagon, on which the bed or body rests.
the perforated plate in a punching machine on which anything rests when being punched.
The crossbeam forming the bearing piece of the body of a railway car; the central and principal cross beam of a car truck.
The crosswise member of the frame of a railroad car at the truck (body bolster) or the crosswise piece at the center of a truck (truck bolster).
The portion of a railroad freight or passenger car that runs across the underbody of the car to connect the trucks' pivot points to the body of the car. Sometimes used to describe all the cross members, including the ends, of a car's under frame.
Keywords:  pad, seatback, seat, backer, bandage
A pad, quilt, or anything used to hinder pressure, support any part of the body, or make a bandage sit easy upon a wounded part; a compress.
Anything arranged to act as a support, as in various forms of mechanism, etc.
To support, hold up, or maintain with difficulty or unusual effort; -- often with up.
An erection of two uprights and a crossbar fitted to open lorries to enable long loads to be carried, projecting, if necessary above the cab.
A device so fitted on a chassis or railcar so as to hold and secure the container.
Keywords:  dishonesty, deceit, fide, fraud, faith
See Container BolsterBona Fide In good faith; without dishonesty, fraud or deceit.
Keywords:  hawsepipe, see
(See hawsepipe.)
Keywords:  platens, rods, mounted, bed, press
Plates attached to the rods that carry the platens or any structure mounted to the bed of a press. It is sometimes removable.
The bottom member of a sling for a hydraulic elevator.
Keywords:  ionic, rolls, capital, sides, ends
The rolls forming the ends or sides of the Ionic capital.
Keywords:  hardwood, cap, capacity, post, bearing
Hardwood cap placed over a post to increase its load-bearing capacity.
Keywords:  container, see
See Container Bolster