safety belt


Definition of safety belt

: a belt fastening a person to an object (such as a car seat) to prevent falling or injury

Examples of safety belt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The motorist was cited with driving under suspension, not having a license and safety belt, red light and other violations. cleveland, 28 May 2021 Sure… or when seatbelts pull in tighter and tighter around you like safety belt boa constructors. Bob Kulhan, Forbes, 13 May 2021 In November, during a two-week period that spanned the Thanksgiving holiday, Garland officers issued 81 citations to drivers for seat belt violations or child safety belt citations. Patrick Strickland, Dallas News, 4 Jan. 2021 The driver was cited for not having a license, not wearing a safety belt and for fictitious and expired plates. cleveland, 15 Oct. 2020 The pilot struggled with his co-pilot, finally unbuckling the man’s safety belt. oregonlive, 23 Sep. 2020 The driver was cited for not wearing a safety belt, display and license. cleveland, 10 Sep. 2020 The man had difficulty performing a field sobriety test and the officer arrested the man for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, refusal, failing to drive within marked lanes, and not wearing a safety belt. Bruce Geiselman, cleveland, 29 Aug. 2020 The officer noted that the man sitting in the passenger seat was not wearing a safety belt. cleveland, 7 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of safety belt

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of safety belt was in 1840

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17 Jun 2021

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“Safety belt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of safety belt

: a belt that is used to prevent someone from falling or getting injured by holding that person in place

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