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 Opt for a changing table that has a safety belt and safety rails to keep babies from rolling around. Jamie Spain, Good Housekeeping, 13 Sep. 2022 The motorist was cited for having drug paraphernalia, not wearing a safety belt and speeding. cleveland, 22 Apr. 2022 Safety experts and other riders have questioned why the ride did not have a secondary safety belt in addition to the over-the-shoulder harness. N'dea Yancey-bragg, USA TODAY, 29 Mar. 2022 Imari Mccullough, 19, of the 1400 block of Massasoit Avenue, Chicago on Jan. 20 was issued a local ordinance citation for failing to wear a safety belt after a traffic stop in the 2700 block of Mannheim Road, police said., 2 Feb. 2022 Marybeth Riegel Urrutia described how staff double-checked her safety belt. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, 10 Sep. 2021 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 See More

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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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21 Sep 2022

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“Safety belt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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