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life belt

a beltlike life preserver.
Origin of life belt
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for life belt
  • On suspension scaffolds each employee must be protected by an approved safety life belt attached to the lifeline.
  • Climbs and descends aerial ladder using life belt or safety equipment in order to conduct suppression or rescue operations.
  • His testimony as to the absence of a life belt is credible.
British Dictionary definitions for life belt

life belt

a ring filled with buoyant material or air, used to keep a person afloat when in danger of drowning
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