belt down

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v belt down drink down entirely "He downed three martinis before dinner","She killed a bottle of brandy that night","They popped a few beer after work"
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Usage

In literature:

Every brick must be taken down, and every beam and belt removed.
"The Cruise of the Betsey" by Hugh Miller
The rope hung down from the cliff, and the clew and belt lay beside her.
"The Yellow Fairy Book" by Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
Then he took off his belt and passed an end of it down for Jeremy to climb up by.
"The Black Buccaneer" by Stephen W. Meader
All I know is that holster and belt came tumbling down as I sprang and caught at the Colt handle.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
Then his face fell as he looked down at Simon's belt.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
He looked down at the weapons laid out on the chest, selected a dagger, and stuck it in his belt.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Clarke refilled his pipe and his face wore a sinister look as he took down a rather sketchy map of the wilds beyond the prairie belt.
"Blake's Burden" by Harold Bindloss
A belt of blue-white spots like the portholes of a liner extended down its ugly sides.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
But that belt wasn't hanging down-stairs with your coat earlier in the evening.
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
With his thumbs pushed down inside his belt Tom strolled past and slanted a glance inside.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
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In poetry:

"Unbuckle your belt, Sir Roland," she said,
And set you safely down."
O your chamber is very dark, fair maid,
And the night is wondrous lown."
"Sir Roland" by Andrew Lang
The Norman downs with bright grey waves for belt
Were more for us than inland ways might be;
A clearer sense of nearer heaven was felt
Above the sea.
"Past Days" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
I never get between the pines
But I smell the Sussex air;
Nor I never come on a belt of sand
But my home is there.
And along the sky the line of the Downs
So noble and so bare.
"The South Country" by Hilaire Belloc
“I've done my work: o'er belts and breadths of earth,
Regions, and parallels, and wide degrees,
I've hunted him: I've done him down to death:
And his bones whiten in the wilderness.
Come, Grip.”
"Monkwood: Part First" by Thomas Aird
Beyond the hills, faint-heard through belts of wood,
Bells, Sabbath-sweet, swooned from some far-off town;
Gamboge and gold, broad sunset colors strewed
The purple west as if, with God imbued,
Her mighty pallet Nature there laid down.
"Rosemary" by Madison Julius Cawein
Beyond the hills, faint-heard through belts of wood,
Bells, Sabbath-sweet, swooned from some far-off town:
Gamboge and gold, broad sunset colors strewed
The purple west as if, with God imbued,
Her mighty palette Nature there laid down.
"The Picture" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Made its way down the conveyor belt.
With the chants of "MEXICO" raining down, Mares is leaving El Paso with the WBC belt.
IT'S nowhere near high noon, but a tough-looking hombre in a black leather vest, black stovepipe pants and a black cowboy hat is sauntering down the dusty length of a frontier Main Street, a gun belt slung low on his hips.
So you listen up, and the points come together as Orion belts you back into a more organic, funk-in-the-trunk era without making you feel like you've already come down.
Bill Maher comes to unbuckle the Bible Belt and pull Nashville's pants down.
In the spirit of slimming down, many celebrities have donated autographed belts for an online charity auction to benefit America's Second Harvest, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization.
The giant containerships, which act as a floating conveyor-belt for international trade, are struggling to maintain volumes in the face of global slow down, shipping analysts said.
With 40 years of debating experience under his belt, Vice President Joe Biden hunkered down for several days of intensive preparation in his hometown of Wilmington, Del.
The release of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is a time when US consumers are supposed to look down and count the well-worn holes in their belts.
'Drive to Survive' campaign has police cracking down on safety belt use, impaired drivers.
The Rolla Police Department announced today they are joining with statewide law enforcement March 15-31 for an aggressive youth seat belt mobilization to crack down on Missouri's seat belt law violators and to reduce highway fatalities.
While some are taken aback by having self-proclaimed "witches" in the Bible Belt, the Wiccans of this temple sat down with News Channel 3 to explain their beliefs and practices.
Police across Wisconsin will be putting extra emphasis on tracking down drunken drivers this holiday season under the "Booze and Belts" campaign.
Arkansas State Police will be cracking down on seat belt violators during the hectic Thanksgiving holiday week, according to ASP Director Col.
Watching a mid-tier team from the Sun Belt Conference run up and down your field for four hours will have that affect.
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In science:

It was this concept that suggested to Paczynski that the properties of DNOs are related to the spin up and spin down of an equatorial belt.
QPOs in CVs: An executive summary
The polar cap then extends down to a latitude of 45 degrees, and the belt goes up to a latitude of 35 degrees.
Gleason, Kochen-Specker, and a competition that never was
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