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belt

noun [C]  /belt/ us  

belt noun [C] (STRIP)

a strip of leather or other material worn around the waist: a black leather belt A belt is also a continuous strip of material that moves as part of a machine.

belt noun [C] (AREA)

an area that is known for a particular characteristic: the corn belt (= area known for growing corn) earth science A belt is also a region that has a particular type of climate .

belt

verb [T]  /belt/ infml us  

belt verb [T] (HIT)

to hit someone or something hard: He belted the ball out of the park for a home run.
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Translations of “belt”
in Korean 허리띠, 벨트…
in Arabic حِزام…
in French ceinture, courroie, zone…
in Turkish kemer, kuşak, bölge…
in Italian cintura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 服飾, 腰帶…
in Russian ремень, пояс, зона…
in Polish pasek, pas…
in Spanish cinturón, correa, faja…
in Portuguese cinto…
in German der Gürtel, der (Treib-)Riemen, das Gebiet…
in Catalan cinturó…
in Japanese (革や布の)ベルト…
in Chinese (Simplified) 服饰, 腰带…
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