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shoulder harness

Syllabification: should·er har·ness

Definition of shoulder harness in English:

noun

1A strap worn around or across the shoulder, specifically.
1.1The part of a seat belt that lies diagonally across the chest.
Example sentences
  • Wear your seat belt and shoulder harness when riding in a car.
  • He was wearing a seat belt and a shoulder harness at the time of the rollover.
  • Will we now look more at shoulder harnesses and double check seat belts?
1.2 (also shoulder holster) A strap worn around the shoulder and under one arm with a holster for carrying a firearm.

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