Definition of safetying in English:

safetying

noun

US
  • 1The action of making something (especially aircraft parts) safe or secure.

  • 2Amer. Football. The action of playing in the position of safety. Compare "safety". rare.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Aerial Age Weekly. In sense 1 from either safety or safety + -ing.

Pronunciation

safetying

/ˈseɪftɪɪŋ/