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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The company’s five-seater (pictured below) can travel 300km in an hour. The Economist, "Flying taxis are taking off to whisk people around cities," 14 Sep. 2019 Replicas of the iconic orange three-seater, featured in countless scenes throughout the series’ 10 season-run, will pop up at locations around the world, courtesy of Warner Bros. Television. Aurelie Corinthios,, "Friends' Famous Central Perk Sofa Is Traveling Around the World: Here's How to Grab a Seat," 5 Sep. 2019 America’s sports car would continue as a rear-wheel-drive two-seater with a liftoff roof panel. San Diego Union-Tribune, "2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray debut a moon shot," 23 July 2019 Our four-seater arrows north, into the Brooks Range. Christopher Solomon, New York Times, "Exploring a Timeless Wilderness, Before the Drilling Begins," 13 Sep. 2019 Base prices for the sofas start at $1,600 for a two-seater and go up to $3,000 for a slipcover sectional. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Customizable furniture brand The Inside wants to sell you your dream sofa," 7 Aug. 2019 Virgin customers will board a six-seater space plane, called SpaceShipTwo, that will climb to 40,000 feet nestled beneath the wing of a mothership. Jackie Wattles, CNN, "Is the future of space travel just for super rich people?," 25 July 2019 Sushisho Masa Sushisho Masa is an intimate seven-seater in the basement of a nondescript building in Nishi-Azabu. Melinda Joe, Condé Nast Traveler, "22 Best Places for Sushi in Tokyo," 27 Feb. 2018 According to some news reports, the Moller M400 Skycars — red, two-seater vehicles — were for sale in 2017. Richard Bammer, The Mercury News, "Famed Skycars destroyed in Bay Area fire," 16 July 2019

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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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