safety belt

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  1. 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.

Origin of safety belt

First recorded in 1855–60

Words Nearby safety belt Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use safety belt in a sentence

  • Feeling his safety belt loosen, the young pilot dug in his toes and stayed with the ship.

    Riddle of the Storm | Roy J. Snell
  • And ten days later he rode a 'copter into town, his money-belt strapped beneath his safety-belt.

    This Crowded Earth | Robert Bloch
  • Elshawe tried to move and found that he was tied to the seat and strapped in with a safety belt.

    By Proxy | Gordon Randall Garrett

British Dictionary definitions for safety belt

safety belt

  1. another name for seat belt

  2. a belt or strap worn by a person working at a great height and attached to a fixed object to prevent him from falling

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