a belt or strap worn as a safety precaution by a person working at a great height:
The safety belt worn by a window washer is usually secured to each side of the window frame.
another name for seat belt
a belt or strap worn by a person working at a great height and attached to a fixed object to prevent him from falling
noun, Nautical. 1. life car.
noun 1. a device used in mechanisms, as for elevators, to prevent falling in the event of mechanical failure. 2. safety (def 4). safety catch noun 1. a device to prevent the accidental operation of a mechanism, e.g. in a firearm or lift
- Safety chain
noun 1. a chain on the fastening of a bracelet, watch, etc, to ensure that it cannot open enough to fall off accidentally Also called guard
noun 1. a type of electronic circuit that prevents malfunction by stopping the flow of current or sounding an alert.