Window seat


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Window seat

A seat built into the inside bottom of a window.
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window seat

window seat
1. A seat built into the bottom inside of a window.
2. A seat located at a window.
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If you love the idea of a window seat, but don't have the space (or the view), opt for an occasional chair close to the window.
The high-tech design was meant to make every seat in first class a window seat, but it 's also seen as the first step towards a much bigger plan to get rid of aircraft windows.
My second class ticket meant that I was unlucky enough to find a seat in the six-seater open saloon with a half a table that served only the window seats. That there was not enough legroom for someone my height should tell you how squeezed we were, facing each and staring each other in the eye as if we were in a small cultic fellowship.
Last week, we were in those two seats when, at the last minute, a very, very large but pleasant chap smiled apologetically and said: "I'm the window seat." There was no way he could squeeze past without doing us grievous bodily harm, so we vacated our seats to allow him through.
The advertisement shows a lookalike of student union president, Kanhaiya Kumar unable to get his preferred window seat as all the seats are booked.
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ILIKE a window seat on the bus, especially at this time of year.
I can only hope that it taught him a valuable lesson: always choose a window seat.
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The ISF said the men would lure their victim into sitting in the window seat in front, next to a gang member seated in the middle.
If Will Batchelor (Column, May 31) wishes to take up a window seat, all he has to do is to say "excuse me"' to the "'edgehog", and move to the vacant seat.