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noun

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.

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Origin of safety belt

First recorded in 1855–60
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safety belt

noun

another name for seat belt
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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