What does remain firm mean?

remain firm meaning in General Dictionary

hold an individual's ground; maintain a situation; be steadfast or upright

Sentence Examples with the word remain firm

It is remarkably tough, resisting a rending strain better than any of the fir or pine woods in common use, though not as elastic as some; properly seasoned, it is as little liable to shrink as to split; the boughs being small compared to the trunk, the timber is more free from large knots, and the small knots remain firm and undecayed.

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