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seatback

or seat back

[ seet-bak ]
/ ˈsitˌbæk /
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noun

the back support of a seat in an aircraft, motor vehicle, etc.

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Origin of seatback

First recorded in 1870–75; seat + back1
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Example sentences from the Web for seatback

  • When I verbally agreed, the driver’s seatback began vibrating at intervals, while the voice instructed me to breathe along with its rhythm.

  • And old Judge Priest came with him, and both of them lunged forward over the seatback at the ruffian, three feet away.

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