ejection seat

noun
|Updated on: 4 Jul 2018

Definition of ejection seat

: an emergency escape seat for propelling an occupant out and away from an airplane

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First Known Use of ejection seat

1945

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EJECTION SEAT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of ejection seat for English Language Learners

  • : a special seat in an airplane that is used to throw you out and away from the plane when the plane is going to crash


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