Pronunciation: bĕlt
n.1.That which engirdles a person or thing; a band or girdle; as, a lady's belt; a sword belt.
The shining belt with gold inlaid.
- Dryden.
2.That which restrains or confines as a girdle.
He cannot buckle his distempered cause
Within the belt of rule.
- Shak.
3.Anything that resembles a belt, or that encircles or crosses like a belt; a strip or stripe; as, a belt of trees; a belt of sand.
4.(Arch.) Same as Band, n., 2. A very broad band is more properly termed a belt.
5.(Astron.) One of certain girdles or zones on the surface of the planets Jupiter and Saturn, supposed to be of the nature of clouds.
6.(Geog.) A narrow passage or strait; as, the Great Belt and the Lesser Belt, leading to the Baltic Sea.
7.(Her.) A token or badge of knightly rank.
8.(Mech.) A band of leather, or other flexible substance, passing around two wheels, and communicating motion from one to the other.
9.(Nat. Hist.) A band or stripe, as of color, round any organ; or any circular ridge or series of ridges.
Belt lacing
thongs used for lacing together the ends of machine belting.
v. t.1.To encircle with, or as with, a belt; to encompass; to surround.
[imp. & p. p. Belted; p. pr. & vb. n. Belting.]
A coarse black robe belted round the waist.
- C. Reade.
They belt him round with hearts undaunted.
- Wordsworth.
2.To shear, as the buttocks and tails of sheep.
Noun1.Beltbelt - endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
2.belt - a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)
3.belt - an elongated region where a specific condition is found; "a belt of high pressure"
4.Beltbelt - a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
Synonyms: bang, bash, smash, knock
5.belt - a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)
Synonyms: swath
6.belt - the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
Synonyms: whang, whack, knock, rap
Verb1.belt - sing loudly and forcefully
Synonyms: belt out
2.belt - deliver a blow to; "He belted his opponent"
3.belt - fasten with a belt; "belt your trousers"
unbelt - undo the belt of; "unbelt your trousers"
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Below par
Below stairs
below the belt
-- Belt --
belt along
belt bag
belt buckle
belt down
Belt lacing
belt maker
belt out
Belt punch
belt up
Belted cattle
belted kingfisher
belted sandfish
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