Definition of safety catch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


safety catch

BrE BrE//ˈseɪfti kætʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪfti kætʃ//
(especially British English) (usually North American English safety)
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a device that stops a gun from being fired or a machine from working by accident Is the safety catch on?