seat·er | \ˈsē-tər \

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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For the annual San Francisco race and parade Bay to Breakers, the housemates rented sets of four-seater tandem bikes and cruised the city. Nellie Bowles, New York Times, "Dorm Living for Professionals Comes to San Francisco," 4 Mar. 2018 Prime developers of the Soyuz spacecraft, RKK Energia, tabled plans for flying its historic but venerable three-seater as close as 90 kilometers from the Moon at the turn of the 21st century. Anatoly Zak, Popular Mechanics, "Russia's Soyuz Spacecraft Could Find New Life as a Lunar Taxi," 6 July 2018 For instance, that headroom comes in at 40.7 inches for front-seaters and 38.5 inches for riders in the 60/40 back seats. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "Nissan Kicks: Easy-to-drive CUV offers higher-end features for under $20,000," 30 June 2018 The foyer smoothly enters the main living room where two windows, sitting on either side of his three-seater couch, are draped in light beige curtains. Louisville Courier Journal, The Courier-Journal, "Blast from the past: This Glenmary home is a collector's paradise," 28 June 2018 The vehicle is a two-seater and capable of producing 2,000 horsepower. Don Reisinger, Fortune, "Why Porsche Just Invested in a Croatian Electric Supercar Company," 20 June 2018 Each unit includes a chairlift porch swing from Heavenly’s retired two-seater Galaxy Chair. David Caraccio, sacbee, "New luxury homes under Heavenly Mountain Resort's gondola just went on the market," 7 June 2018 Andretti is an active ambassador for motor sports, regularly promoting IndyCar, spending much of his time at race tracks and giving 200-mile per hour rides to fans in two-seater cars. Michelle R. Martinelli, USA TODAY, "Legendary driver Mario Andretti still going strong at 78: 'I'm not retired'," 25 May 2018 The Premier League side are set to end their time at the temporary home of Wembley Stadium, and began a new era in the 62,000 seater ground., "Spurs Fans Take to Twitter to React to Stunning Pictures of New White Hart Lane Stadium," 19 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of seater

1693, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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