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belt

 [belt]
1. a strip of leather, canvas, or webbing that is worn around the waist.
2. to restrict by placing a circular binding around an area.

belt

Drug slang
A regional term referring to the jolting effects of an abuse substance when it takes effect.

Epidemiology
A popular term for any broad geographical region with an increased incidence of a particular disease.

Occupational medicine
A wide leather or heavy-duty cloth strap worn around the waist to support muscles when lifting.
 
Public health
See Seat belt.
 
Sports medicine
See Weight belt.

belt

Epidemiology A popular term for any broad geographical region with an ↑ incidence of a particular disease. See AIDS belt, Asian esophageal cancer belt, Cancer seat, Goiter belt, Lymphoma belt, Stroke belt Public health See Seat belt.
References in classic literature ?
and Rose gave a glance of scorn at the loose belt hanging round her trim little waist.
Alec for the oatmeal diet when she saw a lovely ivory workbox; became resigned to the state of her belt when she found a pile of rainbow-coloured sashes; and when she came to some distractingly pretty bottles of attar of rose, she felt that they almost atoned for the great sin of thinking Phebe the finer girl of the two.
That will go a great way toward filling out the belt, so laugh away, Morgiana, and I'll go back to my work, or I never shall be done.
The full AA Seat Belt Report is available at the AA website at www.
The alignment of the belt is impacted by the original factory design, but also by adjustments made in the field to adjust the blower speed.
The new conveyor belt system will replace manual manufacturing methods that had a slow turnaround time and inconsistent results.
The Global Conveyor Belt Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the conveyor belt industry.
The economic belt should not become a factor of tension in the competitive environment [Customs Union and Eurasian Economic Community], he said.
Belt manufacturers universally cite correct belt tension and crowned pulleys as keys to long belt life and consistent slip-free performance with positive self-tracking.
Whether you want a new belt for your holiday family functions or know somebody that is seeking a genuine exotic leather belt, Bryant Park Belts has a little something for men of all fashion desires.
Ashworth is one of the world's leading conveyor belt manufacturers for food processing.
Apple shape To distract from a large waist, try wearing your belt about 3in down from your waist to draw the attention away from it.