Belt


Belt

Belt can refer to the following objects:
*Belt (clothing), a part of clothing worn around the waist to hold trousers up or as a fashion accessory.
*Police duty belt, a belt worn by police officers, which holds all the equipment they need to conduct their duties.
*Sam Browne belt, wide military belt, usually made of leather, supported by a strap going diagonally over the right shoulder.
*Money belt
*Belt (mechanical), looped, flexible connection, used for power transmission; called conveyor belt when part of a conveyance system.
*Belt (firearm), a single row of cartridges which are held together with cloth or metal links, for use in a (typically automatic) firearm.
** Bandolier
* Judas belt
* A leather belt as attribute of certain Confraternities of the Cord and/or as penitential device.
* A championship in combat sports such as boxing, mixed martial arts and professional wrestling, which is used as the equivalent of a trophy and awarded to the winner of a championship in a sport.
*Dance belt, an undergarment worn by male dancers.
*Belt track, the common term for Kégresse track, a kind of track drive that uses reinforced flexible belts instead of linked belts for traction.
*Chastity belt
*In automobiles:
** A safety or seat belt.
** Fan belt.
** An engine timing belt.

*Photon belt

*Vocal belting, a singing technique.
*Belt (recording artist)

* In astronomy:
** An asteroid belt or "main belt is a cluster of asteroids orbiting a star. There is one in this solar system, located between Mars and Jupiter.
** The Kuiper belt is an area of the solar system extending from within the orbit of Neptune. Objects within the Kuiper Belt are referred to as trans-Neptunian objects (a type of minor planet) or asteroids
** The Oort Belt or Oort cloud is located outside the orbit scattered disc and Pluto's orbit where comets are presumed to be formed

*In geology and geography, a belt is a region with a roughly elongated form, or sometimes a sequence of roughly parallel forms, as in
**"Belt" regions of Canada
**"Belt" regions of the United StatesAs a geographical name it also refers to the following places:
*The Belts are the straits of the Baltic Sea between Germany, Denmark and Sweden. In particular the little Belt is referenced in the first stanza of Das Lied der Deutschen, a German national anthem (the first stanza is no longer used).
*Belt, Montana is a small city in Cascade County, Montana, U.S.
*Belt (Netherlands), a small village on the former island of Wieringen, in the Dutch province of North Holland

In fast food, a B.E.L.T. (Bacon, Egg, Lettuce, Tomato) is a sandwich available at Tim Hortons restaurants.


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  • Belt — (b[e^]lt), n. [AS. belt; akin to Icel. belti, Sw. b[ a]lte, Dan. b[ae]lte, OHG. balz, L. balteus, Ir. & Gael. balt border, belt.] 1. That which engirdles a person or thing; a band or girdle; as, a lady s belt; a sword belt. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Belt — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le mot anglais belt, généralement traduit par ceinture ou courroie, peut faire référence à plusieurs objets ou concepts. Géographie Bible Belt …   Wikipédia en Français

  • belt — ► NOUN 1) a strip of leather or other material worn round the waist to support or hold in clothes or to carry weapons. 2) a continuous band in machinery that transfers motion from one wheel to another. 3) a strip or encircling area: the asteroid… …   English terms dictionary

  • belt — [belt] n. [OE, akin to OHG balz, ult. < L balteus < ? Etr] 1. a strip or band of leather or other material worn around the waist to hold clothing up, support tools, etc., or as an ornament or sign of rank: see also SAFETY BELT 2. any… …   English World dictionary

  • belt*/ — [belt] noun [C] I 1) a narrow piece of leather or cloth that you wear around your waist 2) a circular band that turns or moves something in a machine 3) an area of land where there is a particular industry or activity the corn belt[/ex] •… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Belt — steht für: Meerengen um Dänemark, insbesondere Großer und Kleiner Belt und Fehmarnbelt, siehe Belte und Sunde Regionen der Vereinigten Staaten (engl. belt „Gürtel“), siehe Belt Regionen Belt (Montana), Stadt in den Vereinigten Staaten Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • belt — belt; belt·ian; belt·man; rain·belt·er; un·belt; …   English syllables

  • belt|ed — «BEHL tihd», adjective. 1. having or wearing a belt. 2. wearing a special belt as a sign of honor. 3. marked by a belt or band, as of a distinctive color. 4. fastened on by means of a belt: »a belted sword …   Useful english dictionary

  • Belt — Belt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Belted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Belting}.] To encircle with, or as with, a belt; to encompass; to surround. [1913 Webster] A coarse black robe belted round the waist. C. Reade. [1913 Webster] They belt him round with hearts… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Belt II — Artiste Masahiro Kiyomizu Année 1972 Type Acier Technique Sculpture Localisation Musée de la sculpture en plein air, Paris, France Coordonnées …   Wikipédia en Français


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