seater

[ see-ter ]
/ ˈsi tər /

noun

a person or thing that seats.
a vehicle that seats a specified number of persons (usually used in combination): The car is a four-seater.

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Origin of seater

First recorded in 1685–95; seat + -er1
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Example sentences from the Web for seater

  • The mountain pasture belonging to a farm is called the Seater.

    Feats on the Fiord|Harriet Martineau
  • Seater or Crodo, and the Roman Saturn, have been considered by many to be the same deity.

  • Erica hastened to the seater, to discover whether Erlingsen had left his axe behind, and whether Jan had one with him.

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British Dictionary definitions for seater

-seater

noun

a settee, vehicle, cinema, etc, having a number of seats as specifieda forty-seater coach
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