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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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PS16, www.asos.com SAINT LAURENT LEOPARD-PRINT CALF-HAIR BELT: Crafted in Italy smooth leather and adorned with antiqued silver-tone metal buckle.
Sharon Jacob won silver in junior brown to red belt patterns and bronze in junior brown to black belt point-stop sparring.
Commenting on the initiative, Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered, said, "The Belt and Road Initiative is the most ambitious and far-reaching project of its kind in the world today.
You may want to match your fashion glasses frame with your belt and shoes too.
Using the belt-monitoring device, users can visualize the position of their belt in real-time outside the bucket elevator housing with the ability to evaluate the belt's traveling behavior over time.
Belting styles include nub top, flush grid and a variety of drive flight options to create a belt to meet most every food application need.
Among the three Baltic States, seat belts are used most frequently in Estonia both in passenger cars and buses.
Valley Cottage, NY, November 07, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Conveyor belts are primarily employed for carrying objects, from one point to another.
Pressure from a belt, along with the form-fitting nature of the paddle, is designed to keep the holster in place.
in an interview with Pakistan Textile Journal said: We have developed the best edge for the Sanfor belt with three main features: Firstly, rounded edges in the upper and lower part allows us to reduce friction of the belt with rollers, reduces the surface in contact with the hot roller, and lastly it also reduces the possibility of side cracks.
The second set represents the average of multiple 30 mph CMVSS 208 tests (n = 48) where the HIII50 was restrained with a standard belt only.
Our new franchise partner in the UAE was looking for a white belt as he had an invitation for a white party.