A ring of buoyant or inflatable material used to help a person who has fallen into water to stay afloat.
- The men had no radio, lifejackets or lifebelts, and had been unable to abandon ship or attract attention to their plight.
- As well as climbing on sand stockpiles, children have also been seen around the quarry's lagoons and have thrown lifebelts into the water.
- While in the water he removed his lifebelt and tied it around one of the nurses and helped her stay afloat until they were rescued by British and French ships.
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