safety device

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n safety device a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
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Usage

In literature:

Probably some safety device such as this will soon be made compulsory on all machines.
"The Mastery of the Air" by William J. Claxton
It was a safety device Tom had installed to prevent the motor running dry, and so being damaged.
"Tom Swift and his Air Scout" by Victor Appleton
Can he leave her to her own devices with safety?
"Vendetta" by Marie Corelli
One of the men dodging under a safety device to save him a couple of steps.
"The Brimming Cup" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
We must employ all the safety devices possible to guard against the inclination of youth to wander.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
He employed himself during this short period, with several devices for the safety of the harbor.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8" by Various
To prevent a premature release the pedal was "locked" by a safety device.
"The Submarine Hunters" by Percy F. Westerman
Describe methods for mine ventilation and safety devices.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
I have another safety device.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930" by Various
A safety-device based on exact tension stopped the machine instantly in case of accident.
"Making Money" by Owen Johnson
The best automatic rapid-production cutting machines are provided with four safety devices to prevent the knife making an unexpected stroke.
"Paper-Cutting Machines" by Niel, Jr., Gray
There are many different forms of safety device of these various classes, each maker having his own.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
The work, in itself extremely dangerous, is made still more so by the employers' failure to adopt the necessary safety devices.
"The Great Steel Strike and its Lessons" by William Z. Foster
Moreover, such a system discouraged employers from spending money on safety devices.
"The Law and the Poor" by Edward Abbott Parry
So many safety devices have been invented that there is now no excuse for accidents.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
He's rather keen about the new safety device and wanted to see it.
"The Tigress" by Anne Warner
He cudgelled his brains for some device by which a message might be conveyed in safety, and could only think of the sweeper.
"The Outcaste" by F. E. Penny
It is possible that they appreciated a little device which we had to adopt for their safety.
"A Breeze from the Woods, 2nd Ed." by William Chauncey Bartlett
His best devices for his own safety bring him into peril.
"Expositor's Bible: The Book of Job" by Robert Watson
Vessel (j) is filled with mercury and water; together with valve (k), it serves as a safety device.
"Smithsonian Institution - United States National Museum - Bulletin 240" by Anonymous
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In news:

In-cab mentoring device aids driver safety.
This plug and play device puts all of the convenience and safety.
Safety device was disabled on NYC elevator.
Safety Device Questioned in '04.
Town Center crane boasts newest safety device .
AUSTIN, Texas — The Fieldbus Foundation has announced that updated device development solutions for its Foundation Fieldbus for safety instrumented functions (FF- SIF ) technology are now available.
The Fieldbus Foundation today announced new device development solutions for its Foundation for Safety Instrumented Functions ( SIF ) technology.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is continuing its search for a lightweight and affordable low-speed indication and warning device for use in the civil helicopter market.
A hot-surface warning light is a safety device, so it must operate reliably whenever the surface is hot.
Self-driving cars that are under development will rely on a number of sensors and other digital devices, many of which are already being used for safety and convenience features.
Poised for major growth are stop-start systems, radar-based active safety devices and turbochargers.
Boaters who ignore instructions from the Coast Guard could find themselves on the other end of blasts from the signal device, which was designed for increased safety.
Officials urged people as they make the change to also replace batteries on safety devices around the house.
Boaters who ignore instructions from the Coast Guard could find themselves on the other end of blasts from the signal device , which was designed for increased safety.
A new device unveiled at Fisk University Thursday could help public safety.
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In science:

The present geometry and design of the straw drift tube chambers limit their effectiveness to L = 1 × 1033 cm−2s−1 with little or no margin for safety, requiring a device with smaller channel size (or faster response) and better radiation hardness, given the damage caused by the large doses of radiation expected .
A 1 mm Scintillating Fibre Tracker Readout by a Multi-anode Photomultiplier
Our brief analysis confirms our original arguments regarding the safety of WiFi and Bluetooth enabled medical devices.
The Enemy Within: The Emerging Threats to Healthcare from Malicious Mobile Devices
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