life belt life belt

Definition(s):

  1. (n) belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt
  2. (n) a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material

Usage(s):

  1. Later they found a life belt and floated for three hours.
  2. His image is everywhere: on posters by the market, holding his camera in front of the photo shop, promoting swimming safety with an inflatable life belt.
  3. This summer's pollution of Northeastern beaches and coastal waters is only the latest signal that the planet's life belt, as Cousteau calls the ocean, is rapidly unbuckling.
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/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /