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.
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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How to use car seat in a sentence
After Spears was pictured driving away from aggressive paparazzi with her son in her lap in 2004, NBC’s Matt Lauer asks her to respond to accusations that she’s a bad mom for not using a car seat.Britney Spears and the trauma of being young, female and famous in the ’90s | Ashley Fetters | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
Because you could say, “Well, maybe car seats are not as good as the authorities say.”How Much Do We Really Care About Children? (Ep. 447) | Stephen J. Dubner | January 14, 2021 | Freakonomics
These swaddles can also make great stroller, car seat, or nursing covers.Swaddles to keep your little one cozy and comfortable | PopSci Commerce Team | January 11, 2021 | Popular-Science
The agency last proposed side-impact tests for children’s car seats in January 2014, but that proposal has languished.Congressional Investigation Finds Many Booster Seat Makers “Endangered” Children’s Lives After Review of “Meaningless Safety Testing” | by Patricia Callahan | December 11, 2020 | ProPublica
Carmelo Duncan was 15 months old when he was fatally shot Wednesday night in Southeast Washington as he was strapped in a car seat in the back of a vehicle driven by his father.1-year-old Carmelo Duncan is the latest victim of gun violence in D.C. as homicides hit a 15-year high | Peter Hermann, Clarence Williams | December 3, 2020 | Washington Post
When he outgrew his toddler car seat, he still needed a seat with a harness, as he is unable to sit in place with just a lap belt.
Julia is snuggled in her car seat asleep, her chest rising and falling gently.
In the Young case, for example, the complaint states that Leo alerted the officers to the car seat.
William definitely did better than me with his first go at the car seat challenge.
Standing on the window guard that night, Miguel took baby Maria from Luisa and strapped her into a car seat.
For an hour or 66 more she had been leaning back against the high green plush car seat dozing lightly.Marjorie Dean College Freshman | Pauline Lester
There was no point in leaving footprints, though there was no reason to believe the explosion on the car seat had been heard.
He set to work on the car seat, pushing the pistol with its three remaining bullets out of the way.
The pistol on the car seat blew itself to bits, smashing the windshield and ripping the cushion open.
Frank drove Christmas back, but it was only to find the loyal dog hidden under the car seat, twenty miles on the homeward trip.Bound to Succeed | Allen Chapman