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fan belt

fan belt
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fan belt]
    • /fæn bɛlt/
    • /fæn belt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan belt]
    • /fæn bɛlt/

Definitions of fan belt words

  • noun fan belt (in automotive vehicles) a belt, driven by the crankshaft of an engine, that turns a fan for drawing cooling air through the radiator. 1
  • countable noun fan belt In a car engine, the fan belt is the belt that drives the fan which keeps the engine cool. 0
  • noun fan belt any belt that drives a fan, esp the belt that drives a cooling fan together with a dynamo or alternator in a car engine 0
  • noun fan belt a tough, thin belt on most automotive engines connecting the crankshaft to the cooling fan, alternator, etc. 0
  • noun fan belt In a vehicle engine, the fan belt is the belt that drives the fan which keeps the engine cool. 0
  • noun fan belt A loop of material, typically reinforced rubber with a trapezoidal cross-section, by which a motor or engine turns a fan so that it can cool itself. 0

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Origin of fan belt

First appearance:

before 1920
One of the 12% newest English words
First recorded in 1920-25

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fan belt

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fan belt popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fan belt usage trend in Literature

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