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fan belt

n.
A taut rubber belt that transfers torque from the crankshaft to the shaft of the cooling fan on an engine.

fan belt

n
(Automotive Engineering) any belt that drives a fan, esp the belt that drives a cooling fan together with a dynamo or alternator in a car engine

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n.
(in automotive vehicles) a belt that turns a fan for drawing cooling air through the radiator.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fan belt - a belt driven by the crankshaft that drives a fan that pulls air through the radiatorfan belt - a belt driven by the crankshaft that drives a fan that pulls air through the radiator
belt - endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
cooling system, engine cooling system - equipment in a motor vehicle that cools the engine
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