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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.
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"I don't think it would destroy us as a nation, but it would certainly be a kick below the belt, there is no doubt about that," said McLeish.
Even so, during a fresh row last year over returning the Elgin Marbles to Greece, it was a little below the belt to suggest returning Philip and keeping the statues.
London, April 17 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has admitted that she can't stand having hair on her body, but wants her man to let them go natural, especially in the region below the belt.
"I don't think it would destroy us as a nation but it would certainly be a kick below the belt, there is no doubt about that," said McLeish.
While the 300 workers at the Treorchy factory battle to save their jobs the top brass have weighed in with another below the belt tactic.
At its worst, as all Wales fans found out yesterday, it can hand out a countrywide blow below the belt.
Picking up on the Halloween theme, BETonline have produced their very own Ghoulies market, although a different spelling would be more appropriate considering it revolves around punches below the belt!
Food passes through a tunnel on a conveyor belt and microwaves are emitted from magnetrons situated both above and below the belt conveyor.
CARL Frampton has snapped back at a below the belt Olympic jab from Australia's Luke Jackson ahead of their fight in Belfast.
'But when it's already below the belt, we can't allow that.
BELOW THE BELT Chisora, left, and Haye square up after Saturday's title fight