from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A strap or belt worn as a safety precaution by a person working at great heights.
  • n. See seat belt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A belt or strap that attaches a person to an immovable object for safety.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a belt made of some buoyant material, or which is capable of being inflated, so as to enable a person to float in water; a life preserver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A belt made of some buoyant material or inflated to sustain a person in water; a life-belt; a safety-buoy. See life-preserver.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt


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