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seat [ si:t] n.座;座部 vt.使坐下

be seated 坐下,坐着;位于…

seat [si:t] n. 座位,座vt. 使坐下

Office seating 办公座椅

Seat痤椅

Seating element 痤垫

a relaxed posture in every seating position 适应各种从姿,令人倍感舒适

Standard for Grandstands, Folding and Telescopic Seating, Tents, and Membrane Structures
看台、折叠或伸缩席,帐篷和防护膜结构的标准

Car Seat Cover 汽车椅套

Car Seat Cushion 汽车座椅靠垫

Public Seating 公共场所的椅子

Toilet Seat 马桶坐圈

Toilet Seat Cover 马桶座圈垫

飞机票
(指限定条件) endoresement/restrictions
前往城市 to
旅客姓名 name of passenger
承运人(公司) carrier
旅行经停地点 good for passage between
航班号 flight no.
起点城市 from
座舱等级 class (fare basis)
起飞日期 date
机号 plane No.
起飞时间 time
机座号 seat No.
订座情况 status
吸烟坐位 smoking seat
机票确认 ticket confirm
非吸烟席 non-smoking seat
登机口 gate    

一个经济舱座位,对吗? One economy class seat, is that right?

别担心,这班班机仍有空位提供新的订位者。
Anyway, we have seats for new bookings on this flight.

若是我在此等候,有机位的机率有多大? What is the possibility of my getting a seat if I wait?

Seat by Number 对号入座

a back seat driver 专爱指点司机如何开车的乘客

take a back seat 处于默默无闻的地位

These seats are meant for elderly and handicapped persons & women with child.
老人,残疾人及抱小孩的妇女专座。

Reserved seating 预定的座位

Reserved seating 预定座位

火箭弹射座椅 ejector seat

seating capacity 坐位数

seat-kilometres 坐位公里

abolition of a seat 取消议席

abolition of an appointed seat 取消委任议席

appointed seat 委任议席

directly-elected seat 直接选举产生的议席;直选议席

double-seat constituency 双议席选区;双议席选举组别

""double-seat double-vote" system" “双议席双票”制

elected seat 民选议席

geographical constituency seat 地方选区议席

geographical seat 地区选举产生的议席;地区议席

multi-seat constituency 多议席选区

multi-seat geographical constituency 多议席地方选区

""multi-seat, single-vote" system" 多议席单票制

population per seat 每一议席所代表的人口

seat 议席

""single seat, single vote" system" 单议席单票制

single-seat constituency 单议席选区;单议席选举组别

single-seat geographical constituency 单议席地方选区

All polyster seat 全聚酯座椅

宽敞悬臂式座椅
roomy cantilevered seat

凸轮轴轴承座
camshaft bearing bush seat

气门座
valve seat

气门座镶圈(嵌镶式气门座圈)
valve seat insert(valve seat ring)

气门座锥角
valve seat angle

气门座宽度
valve seat width

刚性座椅
rigid seat

座椅调节器
seat adjuster

座椅安全带
seat belt

座椅基准点
seating reference point (SgRP)

中心球和座
centering ball and seat

机车座垫用牛皮 Leather for Motorcycle Seat

电动座椅装置 Power Seat Unit

后轮驱动座 Rear Wheel Drive Seat

保险丝座 Fuse Seat

安全带 Seat Belt

座杆束 Seat Post Clamp

汽门座 Valve Seat

座垫 Seat

座杆 Seat Post

(电动)座椅 (Electric) Seat

Take a seat in the waiting room; the doctor will see you presently.
在候诊室坐一会儿,医生马上会来给你看病。

This room has a seating capacity of 100 people.
这个房间可容纳一百人。

Now the patient can transfer from the wheelchair to seat with relative freedom.
现在病人能比较容易地从轮椅转到坐凳上。

This seat converts easily into a bed.
这椅子可很容易地改为一张床。

John did not even stir from his seat when his mother called him.
约翰的母亲叫他时,他竟坐着动也没动。

Come early to ensure getting a good seat.
早些来,以确保有个好座位。

The rear seats of the taxi also have belts.
出租车的后座也有安全带。

There’s room for three on the back seat.
后面的座位能坐三个人。

Please fasten your seat belts.
请系好安全带。

It's advisable to check in early to get a good seat on your flight.
最好早到机场登记以便得个好座位。

Six people, and more in a pinch, could be seated comfortably at the table.
这张桌子可以舒舒服服地坐六个人,如果有必要,还可以多坐。

Fasten your seat belt. 系好你的安全带。

I found him seated on the bench. 我发现他在椅子上坐着

Here we are. Row M, seats l and 3. 哦,到了。M排,l号和3号。

Take a seat please, make yourself at home.请坐,随便一点。

Wearing a seat belt saves lives; it reduces your chance of death or serious injury by more than half.
系好安全带能够挽救性命,它能将丧生和重伤的概率减少一半以上。

But it will be the driver’s responsibility to make sure that children under 14 do not ride in the front unless they are wearing a seat belt of some kind.
但是司机有责任确保14岁以下的孩子不要坐在前排,除非他们系好了安全带。

However, you do not have to wear a seat belt if you are reversing your vehicle; or you are making a localdelivery or collection using a special vehicle; or if you have a valid medical certificate which excuses you from wearing it.
当然,如果有以下情况你可以不系安全带:你在倒车时,或者你用一种特殊交通工具进行当地的货物运送、收集时,或者你有合法的医学证明你不能系安全带时。

We book early to assure ourselves of seats.
我们及早订票以确保有座。

He offered his seat to me.
他把座位让给了我。

This seat is shaded by a tree.
这个座位有一棵树遮荫。

这位子有人吗?
Is this seat taken?
A)△Is this seat taken? (这位子有人吗?)
B)▲No, it's not. (不,没人。) * 这句直译是:
A:这个位子被占了吗?
B:没有被占。
Is anyone sitting here? (这儿有人吗?)
Can I sit here? (我可以坐这儿吗?)
Do you mind if I sit here? (您介意我坐在这儿吗?)
Is this seat free?

我们这个位子真棒。
We have great seats, don't we?

请坐吧。
Have a seat.
Have a seat. (请坐吧。)
Oh, thank you. (啊,谢谢。)
Take a seat.
Please sit down.

我可以坐这儿吗?
May I sit here?
Is this seat taken?
Is someone sitting here?
Is this seat free?

别指手划脚!
Don't be a back seat driver. *这种说法是源于开车的时候坐在司机后边的人指示司机这么走那么走,唠唠叨叨地说个不停的情况而产生的一种表达方式。

I'd like two seats on today's Northwest Flight 7 to Detroit, please.
我想订两张今天西北航空公司7班次到底特律的机票。

I'd like to have a seat by the window.
我要一个靠窗的座位。

I'd like to reserve a seat to New York.
我要预订一个座位去纽约。

I want to reserve a seat from Los Angeles to Tokyo.
我要预订一张从洛杉矶到东京的机票。

Are there reserved seats on the train?
车上有预订座位吗?

Has this seat number started boarding?
这个座位号已开始登机了吗?

Can I get a seat for today's 7:00 a.m. train?
我可以买到今天上午7点的火车座位吗?

Are they all non-reserved seats?
他们全部不预订的吗?

Do I have to reserve a seat?
我一定要预订座位吗?

Which would you prefer, a smoking seat or a non-smoking seat?
你喜欢哪种,吸烟座还是禁烟座呢?

Would you care to take a seat while I make out a receipt?
请坐一会儿好吗?我给您开个收据。

Could all of you take your seats? We need to continue our meeting.
请你们各位就坐好吗?我们要继续开会了。

That's an aisle seat.
那是靠走道的座位。

I wish we could get a seat.
我们要是有位子坐就好了。

A Hi! Jump in. Let’s go.
A 嗨!上车。咱们走吧。
B Thanks for picking me up.
B 谢谢你来接我。
A No problem. We’ll get there quicker by car. Oh, remember – always fasten your seat belt.
A 不客气。坐车去我们将快点到达那里。噢,记住——永远要系上安全带。
B Yes, don’t worry. I always have it on, even in taxis.
B 是的,不必担心。我总是把安全带系上,即使在出租车里也一样。
A Well, it’s better to be safe.
A 哦,安全比较重要。
B I know. Better safe than sorry, as they say.
B 我知道。就像人们说的,防患于未然。

A Are you busy this evening?
A 你今晚很忙吗?
B No, I'm not. Why do you ask?
B 不,不忙。为什么这样问?
A Well, we've booked three seats at the China Opera and my daughter can't go.
A 哦,我们在中国歌剧院预订了三个座位,但是我女儿来不了了。
B I'd love to go! I've never been to the China Opera. Thank you.
B 我很愿意去!我还从没有去过中国歌剧院。谢谢你。
A You're welcome. My husband and I will meet you at the Opera House at 6:30.
A 不客气。6点半我丈夫和我将在歌剧院等你。
B This is a real treat!
B 这真是一个好事!

A Sorry to be late, everyone.
A 对不起大家,我来晚了。
B Hi, don’t worry - take a seat. What can I get you?
B 你好,不必在意——坐下。你想要什么?
A I only want a snack. I'm not very hungry.
A 我只想要一份快餐。我不太饿。
B That's not like you!
B 这可不像你!
A No, but I had dinner with the family. It's my sister's birthday today.
A 是的,但是我已经和家人吃过饭了。今天是我姐姐的生日。
B Well, help yourself. There's plenty of food left.
B 哦,那你随便。还剩下足够多的食物。

A I’m really pleased you finally made it to Beijing!
A 我非常高兴你最终设法来到北京!
B Thank you. And I’m delighted I could make it. It’s great to meet you after all this time.
B 谢谢你。我也很高兴我最终能来。这么久之后能见到你非常开心。
A Well, please have a seat. Can I get you a tea, or coffee, or water?
A 哦,请坐。我能给你拿杯 茶、咖啡或者水吗?
B Tea would be fine thanks. I’m so looking forward to my visit.
B 茶就可以,谢谢。我一直期待着能到这里。
A Yes, I’m sure you’ll really enjoy Beijing.
A 是的,我肯定你在北京将非常愉快。
B I’ve got so much I want to see and do.
B 我有这么多要看的东西和要做的事情。

A You don’t look well. Do you feel OK?
A 你看起来不太好?你感觉还好吗?
B No, I feel a little sick. Maybe it’s something I ate.
B 不,我觉得不太舒服。可能是我吃坏东西了。
A Take a seat, have a rest. I’ll get you some water.
A 来坐下来,来休息一下。我给你倒杯水。
B Yes, that would be good. Don’t worry, I’ll be OK.
B 是的,那样会比较好。别担心,我会没事的。

If you would go up high, then use your own legs! Do not let yourselves carried aloft; do not seat yourselves on other people's backs and heads.
F. W. Nietzsche, German Philosopher
如果你想走到高处,就要使用自己的两条腿!不要让别人把你抬到高处;不要坐在别人的背上和头上。

Is this seat taken?
这个位子有人坐吗?

Subject: Reservations for a Flight
Dear Sir/madam,
Mr.Zhang Xiaohua, our Marketing Manager, would like to fly from Guangzhou to London on the earliest flight possible.
We would be obliged if you would book one economy class seat for him on a flight leaving Guangzhou on or about July 28th.
Bank of China has been instructed to pay the fare and booking fee, and we would ask you to submit your account directly to them.
We appreciate your early confirmation.
Sincerely yours,
Lin Jie
Secretary to Mr.Zhang
Guangzhou Trading Company
主题:预订飞机座位
亲爱的先生/女士;
本公司营销部经理张晓华先生,希望搭乘尽可能早点的从广州飞往伦敦的班机。
如果你能为他预订1个经济舱的座位,在7月28日当天或者前后几天,飞离广州的话,不胜感激。
我们已委托中国银行支付机票费和预约费,请你把账单直接交给他们。
我们感激你早日确认。
你真诚的,
林洁
张先生秘书
广州贸易公司

Subject: Confirmation of reservation
Dear Miss Lin,
We have acknowledged your E-mail dated July 15th requesting us to book one economy-class seat for Mr. Zhang xiaohua on a flight from Guangzhou to London.
One seat has been reserved on flight S.A 917 departing Baiyun Airport, Guangzhou at 10:00 a.m. on the 28th, arriving London at 11:00 a.m. local time on the 30th.
The account will be sent to Bank of China, as requested.
Yours faithfully,
Tang xiaogang
Reservations Manager
主题:预订确认
亲爱的林小姐:
我们已收到你7月15日的电子邮件,要求我们为张晓华先生预订从广州到伦敦班机经济舱座位。
已预订南航917次班机的一个座位,该班机于28日早上10点从广州白云机场起飞,于30日当地时间早上11点抵达伦敦。
入你所要求的,账单将送到中国银行。
你忠实的
唐小刚
预订部经理

pull strings运用关系 (源于"拉木偶的线")
He pulled some strings and managed to get us front row seats for the concert.
他运用关系替我们拿到音乐会前排的位子。

Is this seat taken?
这位子有人坐吗?

a back seat driver 专爱指点司机如何开车的乘客

Have a seat. 请坐.

Is this seat taken? 这座位有没有人?

take a back seat 处于默默无闻的地位

"When Jones started up business in a new town, he didn't know anybody, so he had to fly by the seat of his pants."
“当琼斯在一个新的地方开始经营他的生意的时候,他在那里一个人都不认识。所以他只好全靠自己摸索着办。”

"Driving to a friend's house last night I took the wrong turn off the main highway and got lost. I didn't have a road map but I flew by the seat of my pants and after twenty minutes I found the street I was looking for."
“昨晚在我开车去一个朋友家的路上,我在一条高速公路上拐错了一个弯,结果就迷失了方向。我当时又没有地图。我只好凭着自己的猜测开,过了二十分钟我终于找到了我要去的那条路。”

安全带 [ān quán dài] /seat belt/

八仙桌 [bā xiān zhuō] /old fashioned square table to seat eight people/

裆 [dāng] /crotch/seat of a pair of trousers/

凳子 [dèng zǐ] /stool/small seat/

让坐 [ràng zuò] /to give up one's seat/to be seated/

让座 [ràng zuò] /give up one's seat for someone/

软席 [ruǎn xí] /soft seat (= first class in PRC trains)/

审判席 [shěn pàn xí] /judgment seat/

位 [wèi] /position/location/(measure word for persons)/place/seat/

位置 [wèi zhi ] /position/place/seat/

位子 [wèi zi ] /place/seat/

席 [xí] /banquet/woven mat/seat/place/

席位 [xí wèi] /parliamentary or congressional seat/

下手 [xià shǒu] /start/put one's hand to/set about/the seat to the right of the main guest/

县城 [xiàn chéng] /county seat/county town/

议席 [yì xí] /seat in a parliament or legislative assembly/

坐 [zuò] /to sit/to take a seat/to take (a bus, airplane etc.)/

座 [zuò] /to sit/to take a seat/

座儿 [zuò er ] /(n) seat for sitting/(n) the base or lowest blocks of a structure; pedestal/

座位 [zuò wèi] /seat/

{adj: adjustable} capable of being changed so as to match or fit
"adjustable seat belts"

{adj: backless} lacking a back
"a stool is a backless and armless seat"
<-> backed

{adj: bookable} subject to being reserved or booked
"all seats bookable in advance"

{adj: creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone} worn and broken down by hard use
"a creaky shack"
"a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"
"a flea-bitten sofa"
"a run-down neighborhood"
"a woebegone old shack"

{adj: crossed} placed crosswise
"spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers"
"crossed forks"
"seated with arms across"
<-> uncrossed

{adj: deep-rooted, deep-seated, implanted, ingrained, planted} (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held
"deep-rooted prejudice"
"deep-seated differences of opinion"
"implanted convictions"
"ingrained habits of a lifetime"
"a deeply planted need"

{adj: empty} holding or containing nothing
"an empty glass"
"an empty room"
"full of empty seats"
"empty hours"
<-> full

{adj: every} each and all of a series of entities or intervals as specified
"every third seat"
"every two hours"

{adj: federal} of or relating to the central government of a federation
"a federal district is one set aside as the seat of the national government"

{adj: fitting, meet} being precisely fitting and right
"it is only meet that she should be seated first"

{adj: hot} very unpleasant or even dangerous
"make it hot for him"
"in the hot seat"
"in hot water"

{adj: misogynic} (used of men) having deep-seated distrust of women

{adj: more} (comparative of `many' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning greater in number
"a hall with more seats"
"we have no more bananas"
"more than one"
<-> fewer

{adj: propellant, propellent, propelling, propulsive} tending to or capable of propelling
"propellant fuel for submarines"
"the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency"
"universities...the seats of propulsive thought"

{adj: rancorous} showing deep-seated resentment
"preserve...from rancourous envy of the rich"- Aldous Huxley

{adj: satisfactory, acceptable} meeting requirements
"the step makes a satisfactory seat"

{adj: seated, sitting} (of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks
"the seated Madonna"
"the audience remained seated"
<-> standing

{adj: standing} (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs
"standing room only"
<-> seated

{adj: stretch} having an elongated seating area
"a stretch limousine"

{adj: tip-up} constructed so as to tip up or out of the way
"the little tip-up seat of the taxi"

{adv: farthest, furthest} to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense)
"see who could jump the farthest"
"chose the farthest seat from the door"
"he swam the furthest"

{adv: in return, reciprocally} (often followed by `for') in exchange or in reciprocation
"gave up our seats on the plane and in return received several hundred dollars and seats on the next plane out"
"we get many benefits in return for our taxes"

{adv: jerkily} with jerking motions
"She rose stiffly, jerkily from the window seat"

{adv: sidelong} with the side toward someone or something
"seated sidelong to the window"- Nathaniel Hawthorne

{n: Amsterdam, Dutch capital, capital of The Netherlands} an industrial center and the nominal capital of the Netherlands; center of the diamond-cutting industry; seat of an important stock exchange; known for its canals and art museum

{n: Avignon} a town in southeastern France on the Rhone River; the seat of the papacy from 1309 to 1378 and the residence of antipopes during the Great Schism

{n: Bloemfontein} the seat of the supreme court

{n: Bond, Julian Bond} United States civil rights leader who was elected to the legislature in Georgia but was barred from taking his seat because he opposed the Vietnam War (born 1940)

{n: Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgian capital, capital of Belgium} the capital and largest city of Belgium; seat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization

{n: Canterbury} a town in Kent in southeastern England; site of the cathedral where Thomas a Becket was martyred in 1170; seat of the archbishop and primate of the Anglican Church

{n: Cape Town} port city in southwestern South Africa; the seat of the legislative branch of the government of South Africa

{n: Eames chair} a chair designed by Charles Eames; originally made of molded plywood; seat and back shaped to fit the human body

{n: Ferris wheel} rotating mechanism consisting of a large upright wheel with suspended seats that remain upright as the wheel turns; provides a ride at an amusement park

{n: French, Daniel Chester French} United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931)

{n: Istanbul, Stambul, Stamboul, Constantinople} the largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church

{n: La Paz} city in western Bolivia and the administrative seat of Bolivia's government; largest city in Bolivia

{n: Olympian Zeus} a seated statue of the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology created for the temple at Olympia; the statue was 40 feet tall and rested on a base that was 12 feet high

{n: Parks, Rosa Parks} United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national civil rights movement (born in 1913)

{n: Pretoria, capital of South Africa} city in the Transvaal; the seat of the executive branch of the government of South Africa

{n: Rome, Roma, Eternal City, Italian capital, capital of Italy} capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire

{n: Siege Perilous} the legendary seat at King Arthur's Round Table reserved for the knight who would find the Holy Grail; it was fatal for anyone else to sit in it

{n: Sucre} the legal capital and seat of the judiciary in Bolivia

{n: Tara} a village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin); seat of Irish kings until 6th century

{n: The Hague, 's Gravenhage, Den Haag} the site of the royal residence and the de facto capital in the western part of the Netherlands; seat of the International Court of Justice

{n: Windsor chair} straight chair having a shaped seat and a back of many spindles

{n: accommodation} the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need

{n: aisle, gangway} passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores

{n: allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation} the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
"the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"

{n: amphitheater, amphitheatre, coliseum} an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held

{n: amphitheater, amphitheatre} a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)

{n: arena theater, theater in the round} a theater arranged with seats around at least three sides of the stage

{n: arm} the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person

{n: arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage} the state of inactivity following an interruption
"the negotiations were in arrest"
"held them in check"
"during the halt he got some lunch"
"the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"
"he spent the entire stop in his seat"

{n: backbench} any of the seats occupied by backbenchers in the House of Commons

{n: backseat} a seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)

{n: ball valve} any valve that checks flow by the seating of a ball

{n: barber chair} a large fixed adjustable chair in which barbers seat their customers

{n: barouche} a horse-drawn carriage having four wheels; has an outside seat for the driver and facing inside seats for two couples and a folding top

{n: basket oak, cow oak, Quercus prinus, Quercus montana} medium to large deciduous tree of the eastern United States; its durable wood is used as timber or split and woven into baskets or chair seats

{n: beach wagon, station wagon, wagon, beach waggon, station waggon, waggon} a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat

{n: bell seat, balloon seat} a seat that has a bell shape (on some 18th century chairs)

{n: bench} (law) the seat for judges in a courtroom

{n: bench} a long seat for more than one person

{n: berlin} a limousine with a glass partition between the front and back seats

{n: bicycle seat, saddle} a seat for the rider of a bicycle

{n: bicycle-built-for-two, tandem bicycle, tandem} a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats

{n: block} a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit
"he reserved a large block of seats"
"he held a large block of the company's stock"

{n: blood} the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped by the heart
"blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries waste products away"
"the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"

{n: boatswain's chair, bosun's chair} a seat consisting of a board and a rope; used while working aloft or over the side of a ship

{n: box seat} a special seat in a theater or grandstand box

{n: box, box seat} the driver's seat on a coach
"an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"

{n: breakfast area, breakfast nook} a place for light meals (usually near a kitchen)
"the breakfast nook had a built in table and seats"

{n: brougham} a sedan that has no roof over the driver's seat

{n: buckboard} an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles

{n: bucket seat} a low single seat as in cars or planes

{n: buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass} the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
"he deserves a good kick in the butt"
"are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"

{n: cab, cabriolet} small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood

{n: cantle} the back of a saddle seat

{n: capital} a seat of government

{n: captain's chair} a wooden armchair with a saddle seat and a low back that has vertical spindles

{n: captain, headwaiter, maitre d'hotel, maitre d'} a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers

{n: car seat} a seat in a car

{n: carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout, whirligig} large mechanical apparatus with seats for children to ride on

{n: cat's-tail, bullrush, bulrush, nailrod, reed mace, reedmace, Typha latifolia} tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa

{n: cello, violoncello} a large stringed instrument; seated player holds it upright while playing

{n: chairlift, chair lift} a ski lift on which riders (skiers or sightseers) are seated and carried up or down a mountainside; seats are hung from an endless overhead cable

{n: chair} a seat for one person, with a support for the back
"he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"

{n: chap} (usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs

{n: circle, dress circle} a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra
"they had excellent seats in the dress circle"

{n: circus} an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent
"they used the elephants to help put up the circus"

{n: clarence} a closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengers

{n: cockpit} seat where the driver sits while driving a racing car

{n: county seat, county courthouse} the town or city that is the seat of government for a county

{n: county town, shire town} the town or city that is the seat of government for a shire

{n: coupe} a car with two doors and front seats and a luggage compartment

{n: crossbench} any of the seats in the House of Commons used by members who do not vote regularly with either the government or the opposition

{n: cutty stool} a low stool; formerly in Scotland, a seat in a church where an offender was publicly rebuked

{n: daybed, divan bed} an armless couch; a seat by day and a bed by night

{n: death seat} the car seat beside the driver of an automobile; believed to be the most dangerous place to sit in a car in case of an accident

{n: deconstruction, deconstructionism} a philosophical theory of criticism (usually of literature or film) that seeks to expose deep-seated contradictions in a work by delving below its surface meaning

{n: design, plan} an arrangement scheme
"the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"
"it was an excellent design for living"
"a plan for seating guests"

{n: dickey, dickie, dicky, dickey-seat, dickie-seat, dicky-seat} a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater

{n: dinghy, dory, rowboat} a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled

{n: ejection seat, ejector seat, capsule} a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute

{n: electric chair, chair, death chair, hot seat} an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person
"the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair"

{n: federal district} a district set apart as the seat of government of a federation

{n: footstool, footrest, ottoman, tuffet} a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person

{n: front bench} any of the front seats in the House of Commons that are reserved for ministers or former ministers


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