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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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In Britain, the fixed penalty for failing to wear a seat belt is PS100 and offenders face a fine of up to PS500 if a case goes to court.
As a driver, I always use my seat belt: 62% Vs 72% of total driving population
Commissioned by QIC Insured and RoadSafetyUAE and conducted by YouGov, the survey looked into how overall seat belt usage has changed since the new federal traffic law has taken effect on July 1, 2017.
The Department for Transport have just released shocking figures showing that more than a quarter of people who died in a road accident during the last year were not wearing a seat belt.
In both front and back seats, your child seat must be fastened with the car's three-point seat belt carefully, following the manufacturers' instructions.
He said parents should know that passengers not wearing seat belts were at a higher risk of losing their lives during accidents.
If no safety system is available, the child can be transported but must be in the back seats and wearing a seat belt.
He was charged for operating an uninsured vehicle, expired registraitron and seat belt not worn by driver, while driving a 2002 Pontiac.