belt slack


belt slack
The looseness of a belt (either the drive type belt or a seat belt)

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • slack — 1 adjective 1 not taking enough care or making enough effort to do things right: Tollitt blundered with a slack header towards the goalkeeper. | The report criticized airport security as disgracefully slack . 2 with less business activity than… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Safety belt — Safety chain Safety chain (a) (Railroads) A normally slack chain for preventing excessive movement between a truck and a car body in sluing. (b) An auxiliary watch chain, secured to the clothes, usually out of sight, to prevent stealing of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • seat belt tensioner — A device that pulls the seatbelt tight in the event of a collision, taking up extra slack and reducing the force with which the occupant s body hits the belt. It is sometimes referred to as a pretensioner, though this implies that it deploys when …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • timing belt pulley — A spring loaded jockey pulley or idler pulley designed to take up the slack in the timing belt …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • timing belt tensioner — A spring loaded jockey pulley or idler pulley designed to take up the slack in the timing belt …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • loose — adj Loose, relaxed, slack, lax are comparable when meaning not tightly bound, held, restrained, or stretched. Loose is the widest of these terms in its range of application. It is referable, for example, to persons or things that are free from a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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