Definitions of belt

  1. To encircle with, or as with, a belt; to encompass; to surround.
  2. To shear, as the buttocks and tails of sheep.
  3. To encircle, as with a band or girdle; surround; to gird on, as a sword.
  4. To surround with a belt: to encircle.
  5. To gird with a belt; mark with belts; drive by a belt, as a machine.
  6. fasten with a belt; " belt your trousers"
  7. deliver a blow to; " He belted his opponent"
  8. To encircle; to encompass as with a belt.
  9. a vigorous blow; " the sudden knock floored him"; " he took a bash right in his face"; " he got a bang on the head"
  10. endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
  11. That which restrains or confines as a girdle.
  12. 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.
  13. Same as Band, n., 2. A very broad band is more properly termed a belt.
  14. One of certain girdles or zones on the surface of the planets Jupiter and Saturn, supposed to be of the nature of clouds.
  15. A narrow passage or strait; as, the Great Belt and the Lesser Belt, leading to the Baltic Sea.
  16. A token or badge of knightly rank.
  17. A band of leather, or other flexible substance, passing around two wheels, and communicating motion from one to the other.
  18. A band or stripe, as of color, round any organ; or any circular ridge or series of ridges.
  19. A narrow passage or strait; as, the Great and the Lesser Belt, leading to the Baltic Sea.
  20. A girdle or band used around the waist; anything like a band, or anything which encircles, restrains, or supports as a band; a strip; an endless band connecting two wheels, pulleys, or cylinders and passing motion from one to the other.
  21. A girdle or band: ( geog.) a strait.
  22. A girdle or band.
  23. A band worn around the waist; a band for transmitting power in machinery; any broad encircling band; a zone; strip; strait.
  24. A girdle; a band or strap by which a weapon is hung; anything similar; a strait; a ring of Jupiter.
  25. A band or girdle; a strap by which a sword or other thing is hung.
  26. BELTED.
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