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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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Using a belt that is made from only one material eliminates these risks.
Conveyor belt market is fragmented and dominated by regional players that constitute major portion of the global market share.
Larger material spilling out the back of the trough has potential to catch in the belt or damage the tail pulley.
In that study, two types of restraint systems were used: a 6 kN load-limiting 3-point belt, and a 4 kN load-limiting belt with an airbag.
All these specialized belts can be advanced at the same time or it is possible to work on development of one area at first and then to proceed to another area," the Minister suggested.
This kind of belt will look great especially when they are worn with a long cardigan or jacket over.
Once specified, ensuring the correct belt installation tension is absolutely critical to achieving optimum performance.
Once all belt slack is taken up, tension is set via a scale on each side of the conveyor, where each increment represents the tension setting/ft of conveyor length.
Your engine needs to be shut off before you attempt to adjust or replace a serpentine belt.
The report shows lower seat belt wearing rates amongst:.
The bottom of the belt has a heavy crack resistant fabric to reduce wear, extend flex life, and reduce dusting.
The two ends of an endless belt are often joined by hand lacing with leather thongs or very pliable wire, although "store-bought" metal lacing is probably more popular today, as few folks today know how to hand-lace the things.