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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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Travellers with tears in their eyes recalled fondly the days of GNER and even British Rail, and were only too happy to reach Berwick and freedom from the seatless, drinkless cattle trucks until they realised that 20 minutes late running had conspired to cost everyone their bus connections.
So, please, Lord Alton, give Liverpool's most famous former Para, novitiate, teacher and punster his second house for those 250 seatless lost souls and others reading this who would benefit from some Moloney magic.
And, what's more, you can have a party on the way, as there's a disco - in truth, more a seatless carriage with flashing lights and loud music - on the train.
Wheelchair jeans and cords, ponchos, open-back clothing, and side-open and seatless pants
At Vichy station, I finally succumbed, retching on hands and knees over the seatless toilet.