seat belt

a belt or strap in an automobile, airplane, etc., fastened around or sometimes diagonally across the midsection to keep the person safely secured, as during a sudden stop.
Also, seatbelt.
Also called safety belt.
Compare lap belt.

1945–50 Unabridged
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seat belt
1.  Also called: safety belt 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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But when the dogs get into cars, there's not a seat belt in sight.
She undid her seat belt, crawled over her seat, and stretched out to reach it.
The pilot only ever turns the fasten seat belt sign off to prevent a mutiny.
There are times when wearing a seat belt will get you killed.
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