WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
safety belt′, 
  • AutomotiveSee seat belt. 
  • Buildinga belt or strap worn as a safety precaution by a person working at a great height:The safety belt worn by a window washer is usually secured to each side of the window frame.
  • See life belt. 
  • Etymology:1855–60

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    safety belt n
    1. another name for seat belt
    2. a belt or strap worn by a person working at a great height and attached to a fixed object to prevent him from falling

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