safety straps

plural noun

Definition of safety straps

: a harness affixed to the seat of a vehicle and passed over the shoulders or legs especially : one used in an airplane in addition to a safety belt to provide more widely distributed restraint of the body in moments of rapid acceleration or deceleration

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First Known Use of safety straps

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Safety straps.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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