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Meaning of BELT

Pronunciation:  belt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
  2. [n]  a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)
  3. [n]  endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
  4. [n]  a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
  5. [n]  an elongated region where a specific condition is found; "a belt of high pressure"
  6. [n]  a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)
  7. [v]  fasten with a belt; "belt your trousers"
  8. [v]  deliver a blow to; "He belted his opponent"
  9. [v]  sing loudly and forcefully

BELT is a 4 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bang, bash, belt out, knock, knock, rap, smash, swath, whack, whang
 Antonyms: unbelt
 See Also: accessory, accouterment, accoutrement, asteroid belt, baldric, baldrick, belt buckle, belting, Bible Belt, blow, blow, bump, cartridge belt, caterpillar track, caterpillar tread, conveyer, conveyer belt, conveyor, conveyor belt, Corn Belt, course, driving belt, fan belt, fasten, fix, greenbelt, greenway, hit, life belt, loop, money belt, part, path, region, safety belt, safety harness, Sam Browne belt, secure, sing, track, track, transporter, Van Allen belt



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Belt\ (b[e^]lt), n. [AS. belt; akin to Icel. belti, Sw.
    b["a]lte, Dan. b[ae]lte, OHG. balz, L. balteus, Ir. & Gael.
    balt border, belt.]
    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.
    Note: [See Illust. of {Pulley}.]
    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.
  2. \Belt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Belted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To encircle with, or as with, a belt; to encompass; to
          A coarse black robe belted round the waist. --C. Reade.
          They belt him round with hearts undaunted.
    2. To shear, as the buttocks and tails of sheep. [Prov. Eng.]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of a belt means a constricted flow of life energy and issues of morality. You may be feeling conflicted between what you think (your intellectual reasoning) and what you feel (your instinctual nature). Alternatively, a belt may symbolize punishment and discipline.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A toxic, viscous, colorless chlorinated organic chemical that is used as an insecticide and as a fumigant. The EPA has restricted use of this chemical except for subsurface termite control and on non-food plants. Symptoms of poisoning include convulsions and depression. Chronic exposure can cause liver damage and possibly cancer.
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