the practice of using security measures to protect one’s computer while surfing the internet
noun, plural safeties. 1. the state of being safe; freedom from the occurrence or risk of injury, danger, or loss. 2. the quality of averting or not causing injury, danger, or loss. 3. a contrivance or device to prevent injury or avert danger. 4. Also called lock, safety catch, safety lock. a locking or cutoff […]
noun 1. seat belt. 2. 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. 3. life belt. noun 1. another name for seat belt 2. a belt or strap […]
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