What does seatbelt mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seat belt, seatbeltnoun

    a safety belt used in a car or plane to hold you in your seat in case of an accident


  1. seatbelt

    A seat belt (also known as a safety belt, or spelled seatbelt) is a vehicle safety device designed to secure the driver or a passenger of a vehicle against harmful movement that may result during a collision or a sudden stop. A seat belt reduces the likelihood of death or serious injury in a traffic collision by reducing the force of secondary impacts with interior strike hazards, by keeping occupants positioned correctly for maximum effectiveness of the airbag (if equipped), and by preventing occupants being ejected from the vehicle in a crash or if the vehicle rolls over. When in motion, the driver and passengers are traveling at the same speed as the vehicle. If the vehicle suddenly stops or crashes, the occupants continue at the same speed the vehicle was going before it stopped. A seatbelt applies an opposing force to the driver and passengers to prevent them from falling out or making contact with the interior of the car (especially preventing contact with, or going through, the windshield). Seatbelts are considered primary restraint systems (PRSs), because of their vital role in occupant safety.


  1. seatbelt

    A seatbelt is a safety device in vehicles, designed to secure the occupants and prevent or reduce harm during a collision or a sudden halt. It is a strap that fastens across a person's lap and chest, attached to the vehicle's frame, often equipped with a locking mechanism.

Editors Contribution

  1. seatbelt

    A type of mechanism and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, sizes and styles.

    Seat belts are used in a wide variety of transport and other places e.g. child car seat etc.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 20, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seatbelt in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seatbelt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of seatbelt in a Sentence

  1. Lise King:

    All of a sudden we just hit the ground and the trees, and it burst into flames in the front, and then the right side burst into flames, i ripped the seat out and I turned it around and used it as a shield from the flames, and then I couldn’t get the seatbelt out and everyone was gone. I was like please get my seatbelt off.

  2. Jonathan Arthur:

    He was terrified that if he was going to move his hands below where Officer Gutierrez could have seen them to undo that seatbelt, they would have murdered him.

  3. Crispin Sinclair:

    The main feature is the safety cage with the seatbelt, and the idea is that it's wide enough that it won't go under the side of a lorry, of a modern bus or lorry, so it gets pushed away instead, and also if you're hit by a car it's effectively the same as a car roll cage. It's also got on the final version wing mirrors, indicators, hazard flashers, and a loud horn.

  4. Rebecca Ivers:

    Appropriate use of child car seats significantly reduces the risk of death and serious injury in the event of a crash, this means having straps tight enough, making sure no straps are twisted, that the seatbelt and buckles are fastened, and that any tether straps are correctly anchored.

  5. Tommy Boy:

    Richard Okay... seatbelts. Just put the little thing into the big thing and... I tell ya what. If you don't know how to fasten your seatbelt, just raise your hand and I'll have Tommy Boy here come back there and hit you in the head with a tack hammer because you're a RETARD

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