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Safety

Spanish
English

safety
N

de seguridad
ADJ
safety
ADJ

safety
N

safety
N

seguridad
NF
safety
N

seguro
NM
safety lock
N


burladero
NM
safety zone
N

safety pin
N

safety pin
N


lack of safety
N


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English Definitions

safety
N
the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
safety
N
a safe place
safety
N
a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
safety
N
(baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely
safety
N
contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
safety
N
a score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line
safety arch
N
an undecorated arch that is included in order to strengthen or support a construction
safety belt
N
belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt
safety bicycle
N
bicycle that has two wheels of equal size; pedals are connected to the rear wheel by a multiplying gear
safety bike
N
bicycle that has two wheels of equal size; pedals are connected to the rear wheel by a multiplying gear
safety blitz
N
(American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
safety bolt
N
a bolt that cannot be moved from outside the door or gate
safety catch
N
guard consisting of a locking device that prevents a weapon from being fired
safety curtain
N
a fireproof theater curtain to be dropped in case of fire
safety deposit box
N
a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
safety device
N
a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
safety factor
N
the ratio of the breaking stress of a structure to the estimated maximum stress in ordinary use
safety feature
N
feature of an artifact that is added to insure a user's safety
safety fuse
N
a slow-burning fuse consisting of a tube or cord filled or saturated with combustible matter; used to ignite detonators from a distance
safety fuse
N
an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
safety glass
N
glass made with plates of plastic or resin or other material between two sheets of glass to prevent shattering
safety harness
N
belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from getting hurt
safety hat
N
a lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workers
safety island
N
a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians
safety isle
N
a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians
safety lamp
N
an oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)
safety lock
N
guard consisting of a locking device that prevents a weapon from being fired
safety lock
N
a bolt that cannot be moved from outside the door or gate
safety margin
N
the margin required in order to insure safety
safety match
N
a paper match that strikes only on a specially prepared surface
safety net
N
a guarantee of professional or financial security
safety net
N
a large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze
safety nut
N
supplementary nut that is screwed down on a primary nut to prevent it from loosening
safety pin
N
a pin in the form of a clasp; has a guard so the point of the pin will not stick the user
safety rail
N
a railing placed alongside a stairway or road for safety
safety razor
N
a razor with a guard to prevent deep cuts in the skin
safety squeeze
N
the runner on third base waits to start home until the batter has bunted successfully
safety squeeze play
N
the runner on third base waits to start home until the batter has bunted successfully
safety valve
N
a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level
safety zone
N
a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians
safety-deposit
N
a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
safety-related
providing or ensuring safety
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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