Definition of Belt

1. Noun. Endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys.

2. Verb. Sing loudly and forcefully. "They will belt the duet"
Exact synonyms: Belt Out
Generic synonyms: Sing

3. Noun. A band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist).

4. Verb. Deliver a blow to. "The fighter managed to belt his opponent"; "He belted his opponent"
Generic synonyms: Hit

5. Noun. An elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found. "A belt of high pressure"
Specialized synonyms: Asteroid Belt, Greenbelt, Greenway
Specialized synonyms: Bible Belt, Corn Belt, Van Allen Belt
Generic synonyms: Part, Region

6. Verb. Fasten with a belt. "Belt your trousers"
Generic synonyms: Fasten, Fix, Secure
Antonyms: Unbelt

7. Noun. A vigorous blow. "He got a bang on the head"
Exact synonyms: Bang, Bash, Knock, Smash
Generic synonyms: Blow, Bump
Derivative terms: Bang, Bash, Knock, Smash, Smash, Smash

8. Noun. A path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing).
Exact synonyms: Swath
Generic synonyms: Course, Path, Track

9. Noun. Ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun.
Exact synonyms: Belt Ammunition, Belted Ammunition
Generic synonyms: Ammo, Ammunition

10. Noun. The act of hitting vigorously. "He gave the table a whack"
Exact synonyms: Knock, Rap, Whack, Whang
Generic synonyms: Blow
Derivative terms: Knock, Rap, Whack, Whang, Whang

Definition of Belt

1. n. That which engirdles a person or thing; a band or girdle; as, a lady's belt; a sword belt.

2. v. t. To encircle with, or as with, a belt; to encompass; to surround.

Definition of Belt

1. Noun. A band worn around the waist to hold clothing to one's body (usually pants), hold weapons (such as a gun or sword), or serve as a decorative piece of clothing. ¹

2. Noun. A band used as a restraint for safety purposes, such as a seat belt. ¹

3. Noun. A band that is used in a machine to help transfer motion or power. ¹

4. Noun. A powerful blow, often made with a fist or heavy object. ¹

5. Noun. A quick drink of liquor. ¹

6. Noun. (usually capitalized) A geographical region known for a particular product, feature or demographic (''Corn Belt'', ''Bible Belt'', ''Black Belt'', ''Green Belt''). ¹

7. Noun. (baseball) The middle of the strike zone. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To encircle. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To fasten a belt. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To hit with a belt. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) and intransitive To scream or sing in a loud manner. ¹

12. Verb. (transitive) To drink quickly, often in gulps. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive slang) To hit someone or something. ¹

14. Verb. (transitive baseball) To hit a pitched ball a long distance, usually for a home run. ¹

15. Verb. (intransitive) To move very fast ¹

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Definition of Belt

1. to fasten with a belt (a strap or band worn around the waist) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Belt

1. To encircle with, or as with, a belt; to encompass; to surround. "A coarse black robe belted round the waist." (C. Reade) "They belt him round with hearts undaunted." (Wordsworth) 2. To shear, as the buttocks and tails of sheep. Origin: Belted; Belting. 1. That which engirdles a person or thing; a band or girdle; as, a lady's belt; a sword belt. "The shining belt with gold inlaid." (Dryden) 2. That which restrains or confines as a girdle. "He cannot buckle his distempered cause Within the belt of rule." (Shak) 3. Anything that resembles a belt, or that encircles or crosses like a belt; a strip or stripe; as, a belt of trees; a belt of sand. 4. Same as Band. A very broad band is more properly termed a belt. 5. One of certain girdles or zones on the surface of the planets Jupiter and Saturn, supposed to be of the nature of clouds. 6. A narrow passage or strait; as, the Great Belt and the Lesser Belt, leading to the Baltic Sea. 7. A token or badge of knightly rank. 8. A band of leather, or other flexible substance, passing around two wheels, and communicating motion from one to the other. 9. A band or stripe, as of colour, round any organ; or any circular ridge or series of ridges. Belt lacing, thongs used for lacing together the ends of machine belting. See: Illust. Of Pulley. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Belt

below decks
below par
below the belt
below the fold
below the salt
belt (current term)
belt along
belt and suspenders
belt bag
belt buckle
belt desmosome
belt down
belt drive
belt loop
belt loops
belt maker
belt of the crozier
belt out

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