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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.

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

seat′ belt`


n.
a configuration of straps designed to keep a vehicle passenger firmly secure.
[1945–50]
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
Translations
حِزام الأمان
bezpečnostní pás
sikkerhedssele
turvavyö
öryggisbelti, sætisól

seat belt

n (Aut, Aer) → cintura di sicurezza

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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We know that using a seat belt is the single most effective intervention to prevent injury or death in a motor vehicle crash," said CDC Principal Deputy Director Ileana Arias, PhD.
Throughout the school's drop off and pick up times, parents and children wearing seat belts were rewarded sweets in return for buckling up, but for those caught unstrapped, mock fines were handed over along with a warning on the importance of wearing a seat belt.
Thirty-three states have primary seat belt laws, which allow police to stop and ticket drivers if they or their passengers are not buckled up.
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The statement noted, "It is a known fact that some Nigerians are still averse to the use of the car seat belt.
But, unbelievably, there are still some people who do not use a seatbelt - my message to them is simple: a seat belt could save your life and not wearing one is just not worth the risk.
The importance of wearing one's seat belt has never been more evident or emphasized that in the last several years.
Although the laws are in place for seat belt usage, it is obvious that there are very few people who observe these laws.
Key words: safety belt system, seat belt buckle assembly, FEA
It's no coincidence that deaths in motor vehicle accidents have been declining, while seat belt use has climbed.
They found that women wearing a seat belt, having an air bag, or both were significantly less likely to have pregnancy-related complications than women with neither a seat belt nor an air bag.