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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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<p>Microsoft officials acknowledged that Panasonic is indeed dropping Exchange, but said the total number of Exchange seats the company has represents less than 5% of its workforce.
Morgan Keegan's first-quarter earnings climbed to $41 million, including a $9 million after-tax gain on the swap of New York Stock Exchange seats for stock.
When he offered to exchange seats to let her husband sit beside her she reluctantly agreed but instantly regretted telling him that her hubby was even on board.
We exchange seats and she plays for me, her body animated by the notes, but her movements contained.