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1. Belts considered as a group.
2. The material used to make belts.
3. Slang A beating or thrashing.
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1. (Textiles) the material used to make a belt or belts
2. (Clothing & Fashion) belts collectively
3. informal a beating
informal Brit excellent; first-class
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(ˈbɛl tɪŋ)

1. material for belts.
2. belts collectively.
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 belts collectively.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.belting - the material of which belts are made
belt - a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)
belt - endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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[ˈbɛltɪŋ] adj (= brilliant) → époustouflant(e)belt loop npassant m
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n (inf)Dresche f (inf); to give somebody a good beltingjdn ganz schön verdreschen (inf)
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Food grade conveyor belting is a very important part of the sanitary conveyor system.
* Fasteners can be used to make quick repairs to belt tears or to replace belt sections with new pads of the same belting. Coat all exposed edges or cuts with rubber cementing compound to prevent any moisture or foreign material from entering the belt carcass and causing further damage.
Recommended Maximum Conveyor Width Using 8 Class (8N/mm) Belting Conveyor Width 1" 12 1.25" 15 1.5" 19 1.75" 22 2" 25 Solid Steel Crowned Pulley Diameter (No Vee Grove) Based on data from a leading belt manufacturer, this illustrates how conveyor width can be limited by pulley diameter.
Wire Belt Company the leading manufacturer of Flat-Flex [R] processing conveyor belting and conveyor systems were pleased to be exhibiting at Interpack 2011.
Canvas belting is made of several layers of canvas stitched along both edges as well as several times down the center.
DuraLite[TM] belting, designed for spiral cage systems, has been introduced by Cambridge International.
Regarding conveyor belting, the longer and stronger it is, the more it can spell "ROI," for return on investment, according to one supplier.
Art History After Modernism, by Hans Belting, translated by Caroline Saltzwedel and Mitch Cohen.
This kind of belting provides customers with more belting options, allows for longer length conveyors, and provides the user with more convenience and ease than ever before.
While friction-driven rubber or PVC belting will slip when wet, Intralox Friction Top belts can even run immediately after washdown without risk of slippage.
At Redland Stone Products' San Antonio operation in Texas, for example, expensive repair or replacement of steel-cable belting on long load out and held conveyors often resulted from belts drifting into their supporting steelwork, sometimes with catastrophic damage.