fan belt

noun

Definition of fan belt

:a band of material (such as rubber) that moves to provide power to the fan that cools the engine in a car

Word by Word Definitions

fan play
  1. : any of various devices for winnowing grain

  2. : an instrument for producing a current of air: such as

  3. : a device that is held in the hand and moved back and forth to cool a person and that is usually shaped like a segment of a circle and composed of material (such as feathers or paper) mounted on thin rods or slats moving about a pivot so that the device may be closed compactly when not in use

  1. : to drive away the chaff of (grain) by means of a current of air

  2. : to eliminate (chaff) by winnowing

  3. : to move or impel (air) with a fan

  1. : an enthusiastic devotee (as of a sport or a performing art) usually as a spectator

  2. : an ardent admirer or enthusiast (as of a celebrity or a pursuit)

belt play
  1. : a strip of flexible material worn especially around the waist as an item of clothing or a means of carrying something (such as tools)

  2. : a similar article worn as a corset or for protection or safety or as a symbol of distinction

  3. : a continuous band of tough flexible material for transmitting motion and power or conveying materials

  1. : to encircle or fasten with a belt

  2. : to strap on

  3. : to beat with or as if with a belt : thrash

  1. : a jarring blow : whack

  2. : drink


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