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seating

[′sēd·iŋ]
(ordnance)
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.

seating

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.
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Dorothea in her young weariness had slept soon and fast: she was awakened by a sense of light, which seemed to her at first like a sudden vision of sunset after she had climbed a steep hill: she opened her eyes and saw her husband wrapped in his warm gown seating himself in the arm-chair near the fire-place where the embers were still glowing.
On seating himself in a lodge, he lays it beside him, ready to be snatched up; when he goes out, he takes it up as regularly as a citizen would his walking-staff.
My lord," said Guenaud, seating himself beside the bed, "your eminence has worked very hard during your life; your eminence has suffered much.
One morning the house-physician gave him a new case, a man; and, seating himself at the bedside, Philip proceeded to write down particulars on the `letter.
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