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seat belt

1. a belt or strap worn in a vehicle to restrain forward motion in the event of a collision
2. a similar belt or strap worn in an aircraft at takeoff and landing and in rough weather
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Seat Belt


a protective device that holds the driver or passenger of an automobile in the seat in the event of an emergency situation. The use of seat belts significantly lowers the severity of the consequences if a vehicle should be involved in a collision, overturn, or suddenly reduce its speed. Seat belts are also used in airplanes.

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lap belt

A safety belt that fastens across the lap. Also called a seat belt.

safety belt

A belt installed at the aircraft seat to hold the occupants tight in their seats. Also called a seat belt or a lap belt.
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