belt·ing | \ ˈbel-tiŋ \

Definition of belting 

1 : belts

2 : material for belts

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The cast — made up of varied body types and ethnicities, suggesting a nod toward diversity and representation — had the opportunity to showcase their vocal agility right from the start, foreshadowing the belting that was to come. Brandon T. Harden,, "Review: 'Aladdin' at the Academy of Music overcomes technical difficulties to earn its place as one of the hottest tickets of the summer," 18 June 2018 As Judas, Dixon led spectacular numbers such as 'Superstar' that required athleticism and some seriously soulful belting. Randee Dawn,, "The performers of Easter's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' had their own hallelujah moments," 14 June 2018 The hardcore synth production is powered by melancholy belting from Jimin, Jin and Jungkook, as the band pleads with a lover to stay. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "BTS' 50 Best Songs: Critics' Picks," 12 June 2018 Meadow Brook Theatre is celebrating spring with a revival of the cabaret-style show that finds a cast of four belting and crooning the tunes that defined the Great Depression, World War II and the postwar boom years. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Plan your weekend: 'Stars on Ice,' Cranbrook open house, 'All Night Strut!' at Meadow Brook," 25 Apr. 2018 As birdsong goes, their act was like a five-year-old belting opera. Tarpley Hitt, miamiherald, "A lesson from mating birds: The song gets sweeter over time, a Miami scientist finds | Miami Herald," 29 Mar. 2018 However, in this week's episode, Jamie convinced Jenny and Ian to make Young Ian do gross chores on the farm, no belting or beating at all. Sydney Bucksbaum, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Outlander' Producer Defends Latest Book Changes: "It Will Cause a Lot of Talk"," 5 Nov. 2017 Intralox, the Harahan company that invented modular plastic conveyor belting, has completed a 60,000 square-foot expansion that will bring new jobs to its Hammond facility. Robert Rhoden,, "Intralox expands in Hammond, creating 40 new jobs," 24 Oct. 2017 The group has more than enough firepower with four members, whose vocals quickly become distinctive after a few listens: Hernandez’ brassiness, Kordei’s muscle, Jauregui’s clear-as-glass timbre and Hansen’s diva-size belting. Maeve Mcdermott, USA TODAY, "Album of the week: Fifth Harmony's self-titled album is their best yet," 24 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of belting

1567, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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