Definition of Seat belt

1. Noun. A safety belt used in a car or plane to hold you in your seat in case of an accident.

Exact synonyms: Seatbelt
Group relationships: Car Seat, Plane Seat
Generic synonyms: Life Belt, Safety Belt, Safety Harness



Definition of Seat belt

1. Noun. A restraining belt attached to a vehicle seat which is fastened around passengers and which is intended to keep an occupant in place so as to avoid injuries in accidents where the occupant could be thrown against a solid object. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Seat Belt

seaspray
seasprays
seastained
seastar
seastars
seastrand
seastrands
seasure
seasures
seaswept
seaswine
seat
seat-belt
seat-belts
seat-of-the-pants
seat belt (current term)
seat belts
seat cushion
seat of government
seat only
seat sale
seatback
seatbacks
seatbelt
seatbelted
seatbeltless
seatbelts
seated
seater
seaters

Literary usage of Seat belt

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Legislative History of Recent Primary Safety Belt Lawsby N. Russell, P. Dreyfuss, M. Cosgrove by N. Russell, P. Dreyfuss, M. Cosgrove (2000)
""In October 1997, police officers will begin enforcing DC's recently amended seat belt law." NHTSA Reg III. October 1997. [New Requirements of DC's Amended ..."

2. Marketing of Traffic Safety by OECD Staff, OECD Scientific Expert Group (1993)
"Seat-belt wearing in rural areas. 1990. Australia. This case study is based on a report by the Federal Office of Road Safety (1992). ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Hearth-promoting behavior, as measured by a 48-item index, was positively associated with seat belt use (r = 0.21 ; P = 0.00). Females and whites were more ..."

4. Air Bag Safety: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science edited by Larry Pressler (1998)
"The variation of seat-belt usage, I mean, even among those States that have secondary State enforcement systems, is just enormous. Mr. O'NEILL. ..."

5. Air Bag Safety: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science edited by Larry Pressler (1998)
"Immediately upon impact my seat belt pinned me tightly to my seat and my air bag ... He was not wearing a seat belt nor did he have a driver's side air bag. ..."

6. Air Bag Safety edited by John McCain (1998)
"Immediately upon impact my seat belt pinned me tightly to my seat and my air bag ... He was not wearing a seat belt nor did he have a driver's side air bag. ..."

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