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The distance to which a projectile is rammed into the bore of a cannon, usually measured from the base of the projectile to the rear face of the breech.
1. Devices such as theater seats, benches, pews, etc., used for the accommodation of groups of people.
2. The arrangement of seats in a place of assembly.
3. The capacity of a room or space in terms of the number of seats available; the seating capacity.