bucket seat

noun

Definition of bucket seat 

: a low, separate, usually contoured seat for one person (as in an automobile or an airplane) — compare bench seat

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The front bucket seats were comfy even on long highway drives, with plenty of headroom for tall passengers. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "Chevrolet Equinox turbo-diesel joins lineup," 19 May 2018 Front bucket seats were of Nissan’s special Zero Gravity design, for extra comfort on long road trips. Emma Jayne Williams, star-telegram, "Nissan Rogue proves to be a popular compact crossover for US consumers | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 5 May 2018 But my tester came with power second-row bucket seats ($795), which replaced the second-row bench seat, and cut the passenger capacity to seven. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "2018 Suburban: SUVs looks great with Z71 Midnight Edition package," 30 Apr. 2018 The bucket seats in the Touring model (heated and ventilated) are comfortably bolstered with a 12-way power adjustable driver’s seat — but just a four-way front passenger seat, with no height adjustment. Mark Maynard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "2018 Honda Accord 2.0T: Near perfect, in an imperfect world," 1 June 2018 The records show that the EPA administrator’s office signed a lease in June on the Suburban, paying more than $300 extra per month for upgrades such as a leather interior, bucket seats in the second row, and WiFi and GPS navigation. Juliet Eilperin And Brady Dennis, BostonGlobe.com, "Pruitt upgraded to a larger, customized SUV with bullet-resistant seat covers," 17 Apr. 2018 The records show that the EPA administrator's office signed a lease in June on the Suburban, paying more than $300 extra per month for upgrades such as a leather interior, bucket seats in the second row and WiFi and GPS navigation. Juliet Eilperin, chicagotribune.com, "Embattled EPA Chief Scott Pruitt upgraded to a larger, customized SUV with bullet-resistant seat covers," 17 Apr. 2018 The car here has 66,000 claimed original miles equipped with a 440 cubic inch (7.2-liter) V-8 with three two-barrel carburetors, a four-speed manual and a striking B5 Blue exterior over white bucket seats. Clifford Atiyeh, Fox News, "1970 Plymouth Superbird headed to Houston auction," 5 Apr. 2018 But our tester came with power second-row bucket seats ($795), which replaced the second-row bench seat, and cut the passenger capacity to seven. G. Chambers Williams Iii, star-telegram, "Chevrolet’s 2018 Suburban looks great with the Z71 Midnight Edition package | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 24 Mar. 2018

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1908, in the meaning defined above

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bucket seat

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bucket seat

: a low, separate seat for one person in a car or other vehicle

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