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seat

1. Politics a membership or the right to membership in a legislative or similar body
2. Chiefly Brit a parliamentary constituency
3. the manner in which a rider sits on a horse
4. on seat W African informal (of officials) in the office rather than on tour or on leave

Seat

A chair, stool, or bench on which to sit; may be built-in, such as a window seat.

seat

[sēt]
(mechanical engineering)
The fixed, pressure-containing portion of a valve which comes into contact with the moving portions of that valve.
(ordnance)
Support or holder for a mechanism, or for a part of one.
To fit correctly in or on a holder, or prepared position, such as to seat a fuse in a bomb, a projectile in the bore of a gun, or a cartridge in a chamber.

seat

1. In carpentry, same as seat cut.
2. In plumbing, same as valve seat.
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He made jokes, tried to exchange seats with San Beda coach Jamike Jarin as an act of superstition, entertaining the media in the process.
Double track railway line length is 80 km, the track maximum speed of 200 km / h, 8 railway stations, of which two traffic seats and 6-track exchange seats and a whistle stop, n.
As consideration for the transfer of certain assets and liabilities of the futures division, Penson will receive $5 million at closing, a portion of which is subject to the transfer of certain exchange seats or memberships.
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