safety belt

noun
2.
a belt or strap worn as a safety precaution by a person working at a great height: The safety belt worn by a window washer is usually secured to each side of the window frame.

Origin:
1855–60

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safety belt
 
n
1.  another name for seat belt
2.  a belt or strap worn by a person working at a great height and attached to a fixed object to prevent him from falling

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Wearing a safety belt is a personal decision that doesn't affect anyone else.
Safety belt laws mandate the use of safety belts by motor vehicle occupants.
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