shoulder belt

noun
variants: or shoulder harness

Definition of shoulder belt

: an automobile safety belt worn across the torso and over the shoulder

Examples of shoulder belt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a far-side crash, children can slip from the vehicle’s shoulder belt and suffer spinal injuries or knock their heads on something in the car. Patricia Callahan, ProPublica, 26 Oct. 2011 One or both fasteners that secure the front seat shoulder belt to the b-pillar may not be properly attached. USA TODAY, 11 June 2021 One or both fasteners that secure the front seat shoulder belt to the b-pillar may not be properly attached. Detroit Free Press, 5 June 2021 One or both fasteners that secure the front seat shoulder belt to the b-pillar may not be properly attached. USA TODAY, 11 June 2021 One or both fasteners that secure the front seat shoulder belt to the b-pillar may not be properly attached. Detroit Free Press, 5 June 2021 One or both fasteners that secure the front seat shoulder belt to the b-pillar may not be properly attached. USA TODAY, 11 June 2021 One or both fasteners that secure the front seat shoulder belt to the b-pillar may not be properly attached. Detroit Free Press, 5 June 2021 One or both fasteners that secure the front seat shoulder belt to the b-pillar may not be properly attached. USA TODAY, 11 June 2021

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First Known Use of shoulder belt

1939, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shoulder belt was in 1939

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Cite this Entry

“Shoulder belt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shoulder%20belt. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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