Definition of fan belt in English:

fan belt

noun

  • (in a motor-vehicle engine) a belt that transmits motion from the driveshaft to the radiator fan and the dynamo or alternator.

    • ‘We thought it was the drive pulley for the water pump, which meant it would be a bit of a task to fix, and as an engine without a fan belt means no power-steering, no battery charging, no water pumping, etc.’
    • ‘If the water pump cannot turn, something might be wrong with the fan belt.’
    • ‘It turned out the fan belt which drives the air conditioner had broken and the vehicle was later replaced.’
    • ‘When it gets severe we'd expect it to be accompanied by sporadic squealing of the type you get when a fan belt slips.’
    • ‘One of the important parts of each and every Mazda is the drive belt, or more commonly known as the fan belt.’
    band, loop, hoop, thong
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Pronunciation

fan belt