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Synonyms for belt

Synonyms for belt

an act of drinking or the amount swallowed

to encircle with or as if with a band

to take into the mouth and swallow (a liquid)

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endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys

an elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found

a vigorous blow

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a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)

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ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun

the act of hitting vigorously

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sing loudly and forcefully

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deliver a blow to

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fasten with a belt

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Tighten belts as specified in your operation and maintenance manual.
This is not a one-shot proposition; we're going to continue to tighten belts and stress efficiency and try to step up the pace of activity as long as I'm here.
If they don't, Kinedyne and Ancra Corporations have special-product divisions that make two-inch-wide tie-down straps with ratchet devices to tighten belts.
Forest industries tighten belts for pending recession
companies tighten belts and pull back their marketing.
The advice to tighten belts some more was hardly an enticing diet prescription for the starving.
It is the height of hypocrisy to preach to the public sector about the need to tighten belts and spend money wisely, when this Labour Government hasn't even got its own house in order.
The financial constraints at United, where the order of the summer has been to tighten belts to the point where the club is strained to breaking point, make life that bit more difficult.
A British Retail Consortium spokeswoman said even corner shops were bracing themselves for a grim new year amid fears of a sales slump as families tighten belts to cover rising bills.
Awareness is imperative among international players and local communities to tighten belts for devastating effects of global warming in special perspective to Pakistan, he added.
Spurs had already offloaded Gazza's big mate Chris Waddle to Marseille in a bid to tighten belts.
In an ideal world, the council would step in with some backing, but - given the need in Wirral to tighten belts to the point of pain - such support may not be forthcoming.