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car seat

noun
1.
a removable seat designed to hold a small child safely while riding in an automobile and that usually attaches to a standard seat with hooks or straps.
2.
a removable cushion or pad for a driver or passenger to sit on while traveling by automobile, to give extra height or comfort.
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  • And I could feel the impatient movement of his body on the car seat beside me.

    The Prairie Child Arthur Stringer
  • There was no point in leaving footprints, though there was no reason to believe the explosion on the car seat had been heard.

    Operation Terror William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • He set to work on the car seat, pushing the pistol with its three remaining bullets out of the way.

    Operation Terror William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • The pistol on the car seat blew itself to bits, smashing the windshield and ripping the cushion open.

    Operation Terror William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • “Not such a very strong arm, in my opinion,” Sim answered, and she slipped deeper down in the car seat.

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