safety belt

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n safety belt belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Safety belt 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.
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Usage

In literature:

Mary screamed, and began reaching for the buckle of the safety belt that fastened her to her seat.
"Tom Swift and his Air Scout" by Victor Appleton
With a throb of fear Dane unhooked his safety belt and hurried over to him.
"Plague Ship" by Andre Norton
The third belt was for the safety of the French at Onondaga.
"Pathfinders of the West" by A. C. Laut
Where his safety-belt had held him, his body was one wide bruise.
"Space Tug" by Murray Leinster
He unstrapped her safety belt and lifted her out of the cockpit.
"In Apple-Blossom Time" by Clara Louise Burnham
And the other is to ascend into the calm belt, where the night can be passed in a state of absolute safety.
"The Log of the Flying Fish" by Harry Collingwood
He snapped off the catch of his safety belt and crossed swiftly and silently to the console.
"Breaking Point" by James E. Gunn
The civil commandant, Mr. Price, himself did not dare to neglect his personal safety, and appeared with loaded pistols in his belt.
"The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)" by John West
This skirt needs no belt; it should be simply fastened together at the back over the ordinary dress with safety-pins.
"Little Folks' Handy Book" by Lina Beard
There were periods of minutes when the safety-belts did not come into use.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
Jonner recoiled, only his webbed safety belt preventing him from plummeting from the control chair.
"Atom Drive" by Charles Louis Fontenay
Each one had a safety-lamp fastened to his belt and wore a thick felt hat.
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
Safety-pin showing beneath the belt.
"The American Country Girl" by Martha Foote Crow
See that your safety belts are buckled securely.
"Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines" by Ruthe S. Wheeler
After checking it one last time, he rose and dashed for the safety of the nearest shed, pulling the Uzi from his belt and chambering a round.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
He reached into his belt and eased off the safety.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
No one but could have driven all off to safety, for the water-worn belt was a very narrow one.
"Two Years in Oregon" by Wallis Nash
Snub Nose, give Blanco a hand with his safety belt.
"The Five Arrows" by Allan Chase
He straps himself in his seat with a safety-belt, and pulls on a pair of fur-covered gloves.
"'Green Balls'" by Paul Bewsher
The tool-box nearby contains ropes and safety belts for the use of the public, but the ascent is perfectly safe without them.
"Guide to Yosemite" by Ansel Hall
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In news:

ONE of the great racial divides of traffic safety is seat belt use.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that nationwide seat belt use has reached an all-time high.
State senator wants tougher safety belt law.
ST LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri state senator wants a tougher law for safety belt violators.
It has a lot of interactive games and activities to escite kids about seat belt safety.
BELVIDERE — A special police effort to enforce safety belt rules netted 12 traffic stops and 25 citations in Belvidere.
"Seat belts are vital to ensure safety for all drivers, including those operating large trucks," said Fred Bueter, MTSC chair.
Officers will be out in force to prevent traffic deaths and injuries by arresting drunken drivers and enforcing the mandatory safety belt law.
A survey by the Governor's Highway Safety Program shows only 75 percent of drivers and passengers in Columbus County use their seat belts.
Missouri state senator wants tougher safety belt law.
There is also the aspect of whether or not adding safety features such as seat belts and safety glass makes a difference in determining originality.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its website Thursday that the rear center belt doesn't meet federal safety standards.
I believe that seat belts on school buses could be a safety hazard instead of protection during a crash.
Seat belt checks are all part of National Child Passenger Safety week.
0Federal safety officials investigating a fatal school bus accident near St Louis are looking at whether seat belts could have helped.
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