seat belt

noun
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of seat belt

:an arrangement of straps designed to hold a person steady in a seat (as in an airplane or automobile)

Recent Examples of seat belt from the Web

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First Known Use of seat belt

1932


SEAT BELT Defined for English Language Learners

seat belt

noun

Definition of seat belt for English Language Learners

  • : a strap on a vehicle's seat that holds a person in the seat if there is an accident


SEAT BELT Defined for Kids

seat belt

noun

Definition of seat belt for Students

:a strap (as in an automobile or airplane) designed to hold a person in a seat


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