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belt

noun [C]  us   /belt/

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]  us   /belt/ infml

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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