seat·​er | \ ˈsē-tər How to pronounce seater (audio) \

Definition of seater

1 : one that seats
2 : one that has a specified number of seats used in combination a 2-seater jet

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Take Aston Martin, for example, who also announced a flying car concept at the Farnborough Airshow: The Volante Vision Concept is a flying three-seater for the luxury crowd. Sebastian Modak, Condé Nast Traveler, "Rolls-Royce Unveils Plans for a Flying Taxi," 16 July 2018 This particular aircraft is a two-seater trainer fighter, with room for student and instructor pilots. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "For Sale: One MiG-29 Fighter Jet, Gently Used," 9 Jan. 2019 Mercedes-Benz has taken its multiple championship-winning hybrid powertrain and wrapped it in a two-seater body, calling it the Project One. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "12 cylinders, 11,000rpm: Aston Martin’s new engine is a monster," 12 Dec. 2018 The two-seater is loosely modeled after the BMW Isetta, a midcentury car known for its compact body and unusual front-opening door. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "The adorable Microlino car just got approved for European streets," 23 July 2018 Don Catalano, president of iOptimize Realty in Commack, N.Y., is planning to purchase a new HondaJet Elite, a six-seater than can travel twice as far as his company’s current plane, a turboprop purchased in 2002. Rachel Feintzeig, WSJ, "Tax Change Helps Executives Afford Pricier Planes," 12 Sep. 2018 Our two-seater plane is cutting through some of the busiest and most regulated airspace in America. Andrew Moseman, Popular Mechanics, "Icon A5: A Ride in the Tesla of Airplanes," 18 Sep. 2015 This week, Rivian finally revealed its first two products, the R1T, an all-electric pickup truck starting at $61,500, and the R1S, a seven-seater electric SUV that starts at $65,000. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "Rivian debuts new US-made electric truck and SUV with 400-mile range," 28 Nov. 2018 The company’s plant in Indiana hasn’t built enough of the new Ascent, a seven-seater SUV with 19 cup holders. Sean Mclain, WSJ, "Subaru Struggles Amid Recalls, Production Delays," 5 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of seater

1693, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of seater was in 1693

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English Language Learners Definition of seater

: something (such as a vehicle) that has a specified number of seats

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