What is seat?


A seat is place to sit, often referring to the area one sits upon as opposed to other elements like armrests.

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Some articles on seat:

Seat - In Literature
... Children's author Hugh Lofting referred to a seat in this passage from his novel The Story of Doctor Dolittle “He came strolling down the gravel-walk, humming a sad song ... Frank Baum referred to a seat in this passage of his novel Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz “At once a little girl rose from her seat and walked to the door of the car, carrying a wicker ...
United States District Court For The Southern District Of New York - Succession of Seats
... Seat 1 Seat established on April 9, 1814 by 3 Stat ... Ward 1972–1991 Preska 1992–present Seat 2 Seat established on February 9, 1903 by 32 Stat ... Dimock 1951–1961 McLean 1962–1972 Owen 1973–1989 Batts 1994–2012 vacant 2012–present Seat 3 Seat established on May 26, 1906 by 34 Stat ...
Marion, Iowa - History
... The site was selected in 1839 to be the first county seat of the newly-organized Linn County, Iowa ... After years of debate over moving the county seat to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, it was put to a vote in 1919 ... The vote was 9,960 in favor of moving the seat and 4,823 not in favor ...
Kim Wilkie
... the Liberal Party meant Wilkie became the only incumbent Labor member to lose his seat (in Cowan, the only other seat Labor lost in the 2007 election, incumbent Graham Edwards did not contest ...
... Together with Skillingaryd it is the seat of the municipality ... Vaggeryd is situated about 10 km north of its co-municipal seat Skillingaryd ... Vaggeryd was originally the seat for multiple furniture manufacturers, most of which have now shut down ...

More definitions of "seat":

  • (verb): Show to a seat; assign a seat for.
    Synonyms: sit, sit down
  • (noun): Furniture that is designed for sitting on.
    Example: "There were not enough seats for all the guests"
  • (noun): A space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane).
    Synonyms: place
  • (noun): The cloth covering for the buttocks.
    Example: "The seat of his pants was worn through"
  • (verb): Provide with seats.
    Example: "Seat a concert hall"
  • (noun): A center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised).
  • (verb): Place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position.
    Synonyms: induct, invest
  • (verb): Put a seat on a chair.
  • (verb): Be able to seat.
    Example: "The theater seats 2,000"
  • (noun): Any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit).
    Example: "He dusted off the seat before sitting down"

Famous quotes containing the word seat:

    If anything ail a man, so that he does not perform his functions, if he have a pain in his bowels even,—for that is the seat of sympathy,—he forthwith sets about reforming—the world.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Off Highway 106
    At Cherrylog Road I entered
    The ‘34 Ford without wheels,
    Smothered in kudzu,
    With a seat pulled out to run
    Corn whiskey down from the hills,
    James Dickey (b. 1923)

    Sometimes I think that idlers seem to be a special class for whom nothing can be planned, plead as one will with them—their only contribution to the human family is to warm a seat at the common table.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)