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key seat

[′kē ‚sēt]
(design engineering)
(petroleum engineering)
A groove along the side of an oil well hole and parallel to its axis which results from incorrect handling of the pipe.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Rosie Cooper said: "West Lancs has always been a key seat for Cameron if he wants to form the next Government so we've been fighting hard and I believe we will win."
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A LEADING Conservative has insisted the party can still make gains in the region despite failing to secure a key seat at the General Election.
A ROW over the selection of a Labour candidate for a key seat on Coventry City Council has led one member to protest to Prime Minister Tony Blair.