There are 2 translations of belt in Spanish:

belt1

Pronunciation: /belt/

n

  • 1 1.1 [Clothing] cinturón (m) green/brown belt (in judo, karate) cinturón (m) or cinto (m) or (Méx) cinta (f) verde/marrón (person) cinturón (mf) or (Méx) cinta (mf) verde/marrón belt and braces (BrE) he has a belt-and-braces approach le gusta tomar todas las precauciones (del caso) to have sth under one's belt tener* algo a sus ( or mis etc) espaldas, tener* algo en su ( or mi etc) haber with a string of hits under his belt con una serie de hits a sus espaldas or en su haber to hit below the belt dar* un golpe bajo that was a bit below the belt ¡ése fue un golpe bajo! to tighten one's belt apretarse* el cinturón
    More example sentences
    • His jerkin was decorated by a flamboyant lace frill around the neck, and like Tudor he carried a sword attached to a belt round his waist.
    • He wore long black pants and a dark green shirt with a leather belt around his waist.
    • He buckled his sword belt around his waist, and then he picked her up.
    More example sentences
    • They often wear colourful clothing and belts to distinguish which rank they are in the Chiui hierarchy.
    • Around 1930 Jigoro Kano created a new belt to recognize the special achievements of high ranking black belts.
    • In the Junior Taekwondo, Matthew Archer achieved his blue belt with a fantastic score of 94 per cent.
    1.2 (for holding tools) cinturón (m) para herramientas
    (cartridge belt)
    cartuchera (f), canana (f)
    (gun belt)
    cinturón (m) (con pistolera)
  • 2 2.1 [Mech Eng] correa (f)
    (conveyor belt)
    cinta (f) or (Méx) banda (f) transportadora
    (fan belt)
    correa (f) or (Méx) banda (f) del ventilador
    2.2
    (seat belt)
    cinturón (m) (de seguridad)
    (safety belt)
    cinturón (m) de seguridad to fasten one's belt abrocharse el cinturón
    More example sentences
    • Unlike machinery used in textile mills, steelmaking machinery had few spinning belts that could pull workers into drive shafts.
    • Traditionally these machines have belts and pulleys to change increment speeds, which wouldn't change so often.
    • Most of the belts are off the machines, or on idler wheels, so that when the mill is running only the machine being used is operating.
  • 3 (area) a belt of rain/low pressure un frente lluvioso/de bajas presiones the industrial belt el cinturón industrial the cotton belt la zona or región algodonera Bible Belt

Definition of belt in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 2 translations of belt in Spanish:

belt2

vt

  • [colloquial/familiar] darle* una paliza a he belted me on the ear (AmE) o (BrE) round the ear me dio un tortazo or (Méx) un trancazo [familiar/colloquial]
    More example sentences
    • Dean belted the ball downfield and over the Edinburgh line.
    • Ricardo ran forward and belted the ball low past David James.
    • And it's also safer than having five-year-olds belting tennis balls around the room.

vi

  • to belt along/in/off ir*/entrar/salir* zumbando or como un bólido [familiar/colloquial]
    More example sentences
    • Should a hammerhead or whitetip come belting along expecting a tasty snack, I was not anxious to be swept away by its enthusiasm.
    • The girls belted into the wind as they sped along a country road, security close in tow, in Laurel's graduation present, a jet-black, convertible Viper with all the trimmings.
    • ‘Great’ He said belting out the room and I heard him dash down the stairs.

Phrasal verbs

belt down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (AmE)
[colloquial/familiar] to belt one down tomarse una he's over there belting them down ahí está, tomándose una tras otra or [familiar/colloquial] empinando el codo

belt out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[colloquial/familiar] (sing) cantar a grito pelado [familiar/colloquial]; (play) tocar* muy fuerte

belt up

v + adv (BrE) [colloquial/familiar]
1.1 (be quiet) callarse la boca, cerrar* el pico [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 [Auto] ponerse* el cinturón

Definition of belt in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.