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seating

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noun seat·ing \ˈsē-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of seating

  • : seats or places to sit

  • : a scheduled time when people are allowed into a performance, a meal, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of seating

  1. 1a :  material for covering or upholstering seatsb :  a seat on or in which something rests <a valve seating>

  2. 2 :  the act of providing with seats

Examples of seating in a sentence

  1. There won't be enough seating for everyone.

  2. The auditorium has seating for 400.

  3. There is additional seating on the deck.

  4. The auditorium has a seating capacity of 400.

  5. There are two seatings for tea.

  6. We bought tickets for the 5:30 seating of the show.



1761

First Known Use of seating

1761




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