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seat belt

n.
A safety strap or harness designed to hold a person securely in a seat, as in a motor vehicle or aircraft. Also called safety belt.
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seat belt

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) Also called: safety belt a belt or strap worn in a vehicle to restrain forward motion in the event of a collision
2. (Aeronautics) a similar belt or strap worn in an aircraft at takeoff and landing and in rough weather
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seat′ belt`


n.
a configuration of straps designed to keep a vehicle passenger firmly secure.
[1945–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seat belt - a safety belt used in a car or plane to hold you in your seat in case of an accidentseat belt - a safety belt used in a car or plane to hold you in your seat in case of an accident
car seat - a seat in a car
plane seat - a seat on a commercial airliner
life belt, safety belt, safety harness - belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt
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Translations
حِزام الأمان
bezpečnostní pás
sikkerhedssele
turvavyö
öryggisbelti, sætisól

seat belt

n (Aut, Aer) → cintura di sicurezza
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seat

(siːt) noun
1. something for sitting on. Are there enough seats for everyone?
2. the part of a chair etc on which the body sits. This chair-seat is broken.
3. (the part of a garment covering) the buttocks. I've got a sore seat after all that horse riding; a hole in the seat of his trousers.
4. a place in which a person has a right to sit. two seats for the play; a seat in Parliament; a seat on the board of the company.
5. a place that is the centre of some activity etc. Universities are seats of learning.
verb
1. to cause to sit down. I seated him in the armchair.
2. to have seats for. Our table seats eight.
-seater
having seats for. The bus is a thirty-seater.
ˈseating noun
the supply or arrangement of seats. She arranged the seating for the lecture.
seat belt
in a car, aeroplane etc, a safety-belt which will hold a person in his seat in an accident etc.
take a seat
to sit down. Please take a seat!
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References in periodicals archive ?
The model features dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, reverse parking sensors, front seat belts with pre-tensioner and force limiter, ISOFIX with child seat anchorages, driver and co-driver seat belt reminder and buzzer and engine immobiliser and a high-speed alert system.
These are over and above the standard dual airbags, child seat restrain system (ISOFIX), Pre-tensioner and force limiter seat belts and ABS with EBD.
Additional features included ISOFIX child seat anchors, front personal lamp, power mirror control, MID with eco-zone, front seat belts-3 point ELR with pre-tensioner and force limiter, body coloured mud flaps.
In the event of a crash, a pre-tensioner tightens the seatbelt across the chest and sternum of an adult as it restrains the occupant while the frontal airbags deploy.
The new pre-tensioner applies a reproducible, defined tensile load to the screw shafts, but no torsional stress.
An example is the pre-tensioner in seatbelts (a mechanism that can tighten up slack in the belt in the event of a crash) first introduced by Mercedes and now in most top models.
Immobilizer, front and tail fog lights and three point pre-tensioner seatbelts are other accessories the car comes with.EeEe The most important features of LX Runna that distinguish it from ordinary Runna are parking sensors, rear doors with speakers and power windows, new MFD instrument panel and wing mirror temp sensors.
Sail sedan will come with safety features such as speed sensitive auto door locks, anti-lock brake system (ABS) and electronic brake force distribution (EBD) along with passive safety features such as airbags, seat belts with pre-tensioner, crumple zones, collapsible steering system and side impact beams in the doors.
That's because the former has two pre-tensioners on each front seat belt but the three door, which have the belts seat-mounted to give unimpeded access to the rear seats, have only one pre-tensioner per belt.
For driver and passenger safety, the Nexon comes equipped with dual-frontal airbags and seatbelts with pre-tensioner, load-limiter & crash-locking tongue.
[USPRwire, Mon Dec 29 2014] Seatbelt pre-tensioner, a passive safety system, is activated when an installed sensor detect a rapid deceleration during an accident.
? KIA is recalling 5,787 Sportage models and 1,432 Soul vehicles due to a possible fault with the seatbelt pre-tensioner.