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weight belt

weight belt
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weyt belt]
    • /weɪt bɛlt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weyt belt]
    • /weɪt bɛlt/

Definition of weight belt words

  • noun weight belt a belt worn to control a diver's buoyancy under water, on which slotted lead weights can be slipped according to the diver's body size and weight and having a quick-release buckle for emergency discarding. 1

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Origin of weight belt

First appearance:

before 1950
One of the 5% newest English words
First recorded in 1950-55

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Parts of speech for Weight belt

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

weight belt popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 64% 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.

weight belt usage trend in Literature

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