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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 belt /ˈbɛlt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Belt n.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Belt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Belted; p. pr. & vb. n. Belting.] To encircle with, or as with, a belt; to encompass; to surround.
    A coarse black robe belted round the waist.   --C. Reade.
    They belt him round with hearts undaunted.   --Wordsworth.
 2. To shear, as the buttocks and tails of sheep. [Prov. Eng.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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