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A strip of leather or other material worn, typically round the waist, to support or hold in clothes or to carry weapons
“Another teaching nun, Sister Annunciata, like the others wore a long, thick, leather belt from waist to toe beside her rosary.”
A strip or encircling area that is different in nature or composition from its surroundings
“He added that even within Scotland, costs differ considerably between farmers in the central belt and Highlands.”
A heavy blow
“I agree, back then, even when I was a kid, it was seen as the norm to discipline children with a smack or a belt with a stick, but yet they didn't grow up to be muggers or binge drinking fighters.”
A continuous band of material used in machinery for transferring motion from one wheel to another
“Instead of using a steel belt to transmit power, it uses a specially developed link-plate chain, ideal for high torque use.”
The portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time
“… he knocked back a belt of whiskey before leaving.”
Car safety belt
Quick drink of liquor
“I saw a belt of silver on the horizon.”
Hit hard
“The 41-year-old man belted his three-year-old son across his backside with his hand at a shopping centre in Chorlton, Manchester.”
Rush or dash in a specified direction
“We belted down the street to where the motor was.”
Fasten with a belt
“He belted his jacket with a gold girdle.”
To fasten a belt
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