Belt vs. Sash

Belt vs. Sash — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Belt and Sash

Beltnoun

A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to hold up clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.

Sashnoun

A band or ribbon worn about the waist as part of one's clothing or over the shoulder as a symbol of rank or status, or as part of academic dress.

Beltnoun

Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.

Sashnoun

A frame in which the panes of a window or door are set.

Beltnoun

An encircling route.

Sashverb

To put a band or ribbon about (the waist).

Beltnoun

A seat belt or safety belt.

Sashverb

To furnish with a sash.

Beltnoun

A continuous band or chain for transferring motion or power or conveying materials from one wheel or shaft to another.

Sashnoun

A piece of cloth designed to be worn around the waist.

Beltnoun

A band of tough reinforcing material beneath the tread of a tire.

Sashnoun

A decorative length of cloth worn over the shoulder to the opposite hip, often for ceremonial or other formal occasions.

Beltnoun

A usually bandlike geographic region that is distinctive in a specific respect. Often used in combination

“This is America's rural poverty belt” (Charles Kuralt).

Sashnoun

The opening part (casement) of a window usually containing the glass panes, hinged to the jamb, or sliding up and down as in a sash window.

Beltnoun

A powerful blow; a wallop.

Sashnoun

A draggable vertical or horizontal bar used to adjust the relative sizes of two adjacent windows.

Beltnoun

A drink of hard liquor.

Sashnoun

In a sawmill, the rectangular frame in which the saw is strained and by which it is carried up and down with a reciprocating motion; the gate.

Beltverb

To equip, hold up, or attach with a belt

belted my trousers.belted the sword to her waist.

Sashverb

(transitive) To adorn with a sash.

Beltverb

To encircle or mark in the manner of a belt

The equator belts the earth.

Sashverb

(transitive) To furnish with a sash.

Beltverb

To beat with a belt or strap.

Sashnoun

a framework that holds the panes of a window in the window frame

Beltverb

To strike forcefully; hit.

Sashnoun

a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers

Beltverb

To sing in a loud and forceful manner

belt out a song.

Beltverb

To swig (an alcoholic beverage).

Beltnoun

A band worn around the waist to hold clothing to one's body (usually pants), hold weapons (such as a gun or sword), or serve as a decorative piece of clothing.

As part of the act, the fat clown's belt broke, causing his pants to fall down.

Beltnoun

A band used as a restraint for safety purposes, such as a seat belt.

Keep your belt fastened; this is going to be quite a bumpy ride.

Beltnoun

A band that is used in a machine to help transfer motion or power.

The motor had a single belt that snaked its way back and forth around a variety of wheels.

Beltnoun

Anything that resembles a belt, or that encircles or crosses like a belt; a strip or stripe.

a belt of trees; a belt of sand

Beltnoun

A trophy in the shape of a belt, generally awarded for martial arts.

the heavyweight belt

Beltnoun

(astronomy) A collection of rocky-constituted bodies (such as asteroids) which orbit a star.

Beltnoun

(astronomy) One of certain girdles or zones on the surface of the planets Jupiter and Saturn, supposed to be of the nature of clouds.

Beltnoun

A powerful blow, often made with a fist or heavy object.

After the bouncer gave him a solid belt to the gut, Simon had suddenly had enough of barfighting.

Beltnoun

A quick drink of liquor.

Care to join me in a belt of scotch?

Beltnoun

A geographical region known for a particular product, feature or demographic (Corn Belt, Bible Belt, Black Belt, Green Belt).

Beltnoun

(baseball) The part of the strike zone at the height of the batter's waist.

That umpire called that pitch a strike at the belt.

Beltnoun

(weapons) device that holds and feeds cartridges into a belt-fed weapon

Beltverb

(transitive) To encircle.

The small town was belted by cornfields in all directions.

Beltverb

(transitive) To fasten a belt on.

Edgar belted himself in and turned the car's ignition.The rotund man had difficulty belting his pants, and generally wore suspenders to avoid the issue.

Beltverb

(transitive) To invest (a person) with a belt as part of a formal ceremony such as knighthood.

Beltverb

(transitive) To hit with a belt.

The child was misbehaving so he was belted as punishment.

Beltverb

(transitive) To scream or sing in a loud manner.

He belted out the national anthem.

Beltverb

(transitive) To drink quickly, often in gulps.

He belted down a shot of whisky.

Beltverb

To hit someone or something.

The angry player belted the official across the face, and as a result was ejected from the game.

Beltverb

To hit a pitched ball a long distance, usually for a home run.

He belted that pitch over the grandstand.

Beltverb

(intransitive) To move very fast

He was really belting along.

Beltnoun

endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys

Beltnoun

a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)

Beltnoun

an elongated region where a specific condition is found;

a belt of high pressure

Beltnoun

a vigorous blow;

the sudden knock floored himhe took a bash right in his facehe got a bang on the head

Beltnoun

a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)

Beltnoun

the act of hitting vigorously;

he gave the table a whack

Beltverb

sing loudly and forcefully

Beltverb

deliver a blow to;

He belted his opponent

Beltverb

fasten with a belt;

belt your trousers