an airplane seat that can be ejected with the pilot in an emergency.
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Also called ejector seat .
Origin of ejection seat
First recorded in 1940–45
Words nearby ejection seat
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British Dictionary definitions for ejection seat
a seat, esp as fitted to military aircraft, that is fired by a cartridge or rocket to eject the occupant from the aircraft in an emergency
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