safety belt

safety belt
noun Date: 1844 a belt fastening a person to an object (as a car seat) to prevent falling or injury

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Safety belt — Safety chain Safety chain (a) (Railroads) A normally slack chain for preventing excessive movement between a truck and a car body in sluing. (b) An auxiliary watch chain, secured to the clothes, usually out of sight, to prevent stealing of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • safety belt — safety belts also safety belt N COUNT A safety belt is a strap attached to a seat in a car or aeroplane. You fasten it round your body and it stops you being thrown forward if there is an accident. Syn: seat belt …   English dictionary

  • safety belt — n. 1. a belt attaching a telephone lineman, window washer, etc. to a telephone pole, window sill, etc. to prevent falling 2. a restraining belt, as in an airplane or motor vehicle: see SEAT BELT, SHOULDER HARNESS …   English World dictionary

  • safety belt — safety ,belt noun count 1. ) a SEAT BELT 2. ) a strong belt or rope used for preventing people from falling when they are working in a high place …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • safety belt — n a ↑seat belt …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • safety belt — ► NOUN ▪ a belt or strap securing a person to their seat in a vehicle or aircraft …   English terms dictionary

  • safety belt — noun belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt • Syn: ↑life belt, ↑safety harness • Hypernyms: ↑belt, ↑restraint, ↑constraint • Hyponyms: ↑seat b …   Useful english dictionary

  • safety belt — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms safety belt : singular safety belt plural safety belts 1) a seat belt 2) a strong belt or rope used for preventing people from falling when they are working in a high place …   English dictionary

  • safety belt — 1. See seat belt. 2. a belt or strap worn as a safety precaution by a person working at a great height: The safety belt worn by a window washer is usually secured to each side of the window frame. 3. See life belt. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • safety-belt — see safety belt …   English dictionary

  • safety belt — saugos diržas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Juostos, kurias saugos tikslais juosiasi alpinistas ant krūtinės, liemens, kojų. Saugos diržai rišami su saugos virve mazgu. atitikmenys: angl. harness; safety belt vok.… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

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