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fan belt

(in automotive vehicles) a belt, driven by the crankshaft of an engine, that turns a fan for drawing cooling air through the radiator.
Origin of fan belt
1920-25 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for fan belt
  • For instance, by checking the fan belt, its potential to break while on route can be reduced.
  • It is wise to bring an extra fan belt, fuses, and other spare parts.
  • If this fan belt breaks, the area served by the air handling unit may be without ventilation.
  • Miners were replacing the fan belt on the excavator as directed by the supervisor.
British Dictionary definitions for fan belt

fan belt

any belt that drives a fan, esp the belt that drives a cooling fan together with a dynamo or alternator in a car engine
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