belt line

a transportation system partially or wholly surrounding a city, terminal, district, or port.
(in automotive styling) a horizontal boundary dividing the upper and lower parts of a car body, either an actual line of trim or an imaginary line that follows contours of the body.

1890–95, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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If you have a large enough bag, the crease from the fold will fall below your belt line so it will be completely concealed.
When other protection is not sufficient, the operator shall wear a safety belt line.
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