lifebelt

life|belt [ `laıf,belt ] noun count AMERICAN
a special belt that you wear to stop yourself from sinking in water

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Lifebelt — (oberes Teil, hier kombiniert mit einer automatischen Rettungsweste). Das gelbe Band ist eine Sorgleine. Der Lifebelt (Synonym Harness) ist ein Gurtgeschirr für die Sicherung von Seeleuten an Bord eines Wasserfahrzeuges. Das Geschirr besteht aus… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lifebelt — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a ring of buoyant or inflatable material used to help a person who has fallen into water to stay afloat …   English terms dictionary

  • lifebelt — UK [ˈlaɪfˌbelt] / US noun [countable] Word forms lifebelt : singular lifebelt plural lifebelts 1) British a rubber object shaped like a ring that you throw to someone to save them when they have fallen into water 2) American a special belt that… …   English dictionary

  • lifebelt — [[t]la͟ɪfbelt[/t]] lifebelts N COUNT A lifebelt is a large ring, usually made of a light substance such as cork, which someone who has fallen into deep water can use to float …   English dictionary

  • lifebelt — life belt n. A life preserver worn like a belt. * * * …   Universalium

  • lifebelt — n. life preserver which straps around a person s waist …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lifebelt — noun a ring of buoyant or inflatable material used to help a person who has fallen into water to stay afloat …   English new terms dictionary

  • lifebelt — [ˈlaɪfˌbelt] noun [C] British a large rubber ring that you throw to someone to save them when they have fallen into water …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • lifebelt — /ˈlaɪfbɛlt / (say luyfbelt) noun a belt of buoyant material to keep a person afloat in the water …   Australian English dictionary

  • LIFEBELT — n. a belt of buoyant or inflatable material for keeping a person afloat in water …   Useful english dictionary

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