Definition of seat belt in English:

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seat belt

Pronunciation: /ˈsēt ˌbelt/
(also seatbelt)


A belt or strap securing a person to prevent injury, especially in a vehicle or aircraft.
Example sentences
  • They should only wear a two-point lap belt if a three-point seat belt is not available.
  • She let the operators slip off her high-heels, fasten the seat belt, and pull over the metal strap.
  • Strangely, though, when you omit to fasten your seat belt the car lets out a single soft, sweet, sustained chime.

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Syllabification: seat belt

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