Associations to the word «Belt»

Pictures for the word «Belt»


BELT, noun. A band worn around the waist to hold clothing to one's body (usually pants), hold weapons (such as a gun or sword), or serve as a decorative piece of clothing.
BELT, noun. A band used as a restraint for safety purposes, such as a seat belt.
BELT, noun. A band that is used in a machine to help transfer motion or power.
BELT, noun. Anything that resembles a belt, or that encircles or crosses like a belt; a strip or stripe.
BELT, noun. (astronomy) A collection of rocky-constituted bodies (such as asteroids) which orbit a star.
BELT, noun. (astronomy) One of certain girdles or zones on the surface of the planets Jupiter and Saturn, supposed to be of the nature of clouds.
BELT, noun. A powerful blow, often made with a fist or heavy object.
BELT, noun. A quick drink of liquor.
BELT, noun. (usually capitalized) A geographical region known for a particular product, feature or demographic (Corn Belt, Bible Belt, Black Belt, Green Belt).
BELT, noun. (baseball) The part of the strike zone at the height of the batter's waist.
BELT, noun. (weapons) device that holds and feeds cartridges into a belt-fed weapon
BELT, verb. (transitive) To encircle.
BELT, verb. (transitive) To fasten a belt.
BELT, verb. (transitive) To hit with a belt.
BELT, verb. (transitive) and intransitive To scream or sing in a loud manner.
BELT, verb. (transitive) To drink quickly, often in gulps.
BELT, verb. (transitive) (slang) To hit someone or something.
BELT, verb. (transitive) (baseball) To hit a pitched ball a long distance, usually for a home run.
BELT, verb. (intransitive) To move very fast
BELT, proper noun. A surname​.
BELT, proper noun. A town in Montana
BELT AND BRACES, noun. Redundancy affording mutual backup in the event of one system failing.
BELT AND SUSPENDERS, noun. Redundant systems, affording mutual backup in the event of one failing.
BELT DRIVE, noun. A method of power transmission by means of belts that connect pulleys on shafts
BELT LOOP, noun. (US) A highway that loops around the perimeter of a major city.
BELT LOOP, noun. One of the loops of fabric ringing the waist of a pair of pants, used to hold the belt in place.
BELT LOOPS, noun. Plural of belt loop
BELT OF THE CROZIER, noun. (Ireland) (colloquial) admonishment or condemnation from the clergy.
BELT OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to sing loudly; to emit music loudly
BELT UP, verb. (British) To fasten one's seat belt.
BELT UP, verb. (British) (usually in imperative) To stop talking or chattering; shut up.

Dictionary definition

BELT, noun. Endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys.
BELT, noun. A band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist).
BELT, noun. An elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found; "a belt of high pressure".
BELT, noun. A vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head".
BELT, noun. A path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing).
BELT, noun. Ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun.
BELT, noun. The act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack".
BELT, verb. Sing loudly and forcefully.
BELT, verb. Deliver a blow to; "He belted his opponent".
BELT, verb. Fasten with a belt; "belt your trousers".

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