seat

seat
[[t]sit[/t]]
n.
1) something designed to support a person in a sitting position, as a chair or bench
2) the part of something on which one sits:
a chair seat[/ex]
3) the buttocks
4) the part of the garment covering the buttocks
5) a manner of or posture used in sitting on a horse
6) something on which the base of an object rests
7) the base itself
8) a place in which something occurs or is established:
a college as a seat of learning[/ex]
9) gov a place in which administrative power is centered:
Washington is the seat of the U.S. government[/ex]
10) accommodation for sitting, as in a theater
11) gov a right to sit as a member in a legislative or similar body:
She was elected to a seat in the Senate[/ex]
12) a right to the privileges of membership in a stock exchange or the like
13) to place on a seat; cause to sit down
14) to guide to a seat
15) to accommodate with seats:
a theater that seats 1200 people[/ex]
16) to put a seat on or into
17) gov to install in a position or office of authority
18) cvb to fit (a valve) with a seat
19) to attach to or place firmly in or on something as a base:
Seat the telescope on the tripod[/ex]
20) cvb to fit properly in a seat
Etymology: 1150–1200; ME sete (n.) < ON sæti, c. OEgesete, OHGgasāzi; akin to sit seat′er, n. seat′less, adj.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую
Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • SEAT — S.A. Unternehmensform Sociedad anónima (Aktiengesellschaft) Gründung 9. Mai 1950 Unternehmenssi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SEAT S.A. — SEAT S.A. Unternehmensform Sociedad anónima (Aktiengesellschaft) Gründung 9. Mai 1950 Unternehmenssi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SEAT — Logo de SEAT, S.A. Création 1950 Dates clés 13 novembre 1953 : le premier modèle, la Seat …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Seat — S.A. Rechtsform Sociedad anónima (Aktiengesellschaft) Gründung 9. Mai 1950 Sitz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Seat — Logo de Seat Création 9 mai 1950[1] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • SEAT — Lema Auto emoción Tipo Subsidiaria Fundación 1950 …   Wikipedia Español

  • SEAT — (SEAT, Sociedad Espanola de Automoviles de Turismo S. A.) испанская компания по производству легковых автомобилей. В 1990 вошла в состав концерна Volkswagen. Штаб квартира находится в Барселоне. Компания SEAT Sociedad Espanola de Automoviles de… …   Автомобильный словарь

  • SEAT S.A. — SEAT Год основания 1950 Расположение   …   Википедия

  • Seat — Год основания 1950 Расположение   …   Википедия

  • Seat S.A. — SEAT Год основания 1950 Расположение   …   Википедия

  • Seat — can refer to:A place to sit, particularly the area one sits upon (rather than other elements, like armrests), See: * Chair * Car seat * Airline seat * Saddle, a type of seat used on the backs of animals, bicycles (see bicycle seat), etc. *… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”