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a tough, thin belt on most automotive engines connecting the crankshaft to the cooling fan, alternator, etc.
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A taut rubber belt that transfers torque from the crankshaft to the shaft of the cooling fan on an engine.