fan belt

noun

Definition of fan belt

  1. :  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

  1. :  any of various devices for winnowing grain

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

    :  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 (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

    :  to eliminate (as chaff) by winnowing

    :  to move or impel (air) with a fan

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

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

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

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

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

  1. :  to encircle or fasten with a belt

    :  to strap on

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

  1. :  a jarring blow :  whack

    :  drink


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