safeties

plural of safety
as in guards
a protective device (as on a weapon) to prevent accidental operation the gun couldn't be fired as long as the safety was on

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“Safeties.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/safeties. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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