Definitions

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  • n. a belt which turns a cooling fan in a car engine

Etymologies

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fan + belt

Examples

  • Crank: Don't anybody tell Ed that vehicles have electric fans now, and the "fanbelt" is now called the "serpentine".

    The Comics Curmudgeon

  • The only maintenance it has needed has been a quick tightening of a fanbelt, the occasional squirt of grease on the stern gland where the prop shaft goes through the hull, and I had to drain a little water from the fuel filter last week.

    True Spirit

  • Won was mutilated by a fanbelt frum sleeping in ingine, teh other was hit–he came home but was so damaged that wii hadto “put him down”.

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  • “Cleats” turn awn car. oopsie! kitteh nawt so happee wen tanguled up in fanbelt. krakt hur pelvis nd hab tu kepe hur in carrier most ub da tiem fur wekez tu mend.

    I luv u, - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Look, here—one of them sliced clean through the fanbelt.

    Thunder and Ashes

  • Consider the various circling engines connected by a motor fanbelt … the belt leaps from one “world” to another.

    Our First Guest Blogger - Lawrence Krauss

  • The lid flipped into the air and tumbled down on to the floor, revealing a fanbelt and several empty tins inside, as well as a pish-soaked grey blanket like the ones piled up in the corner.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • Neither of the drillheads returned, but he did emerge with a rubber fanbelt and a clutch of loose components, which he chucked into the wooden crate at the front that he had first used as a toilet.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • That Conolly to Connolly is the first name change in The Corrected Text shows you won't get far without a fanbelt.

    The Scandal of 'Ulysses'

  • Our camper van had a bit of a breakdown on the 30th, when the fanbelt came off and we had no power steering.

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