ejection seat


noun

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
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British Dictionary definitions for ejection seat

ejection seat

ejector seat


noun

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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