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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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 Customers can choose from a two or three seater and add a chaise lounge (prices range from $1,200 to $1,600). Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Flatpack furniture startup Floyd is launching a sofa," 20 Aug. 2018 For their newest design, however, the Giugiaros steered toward practicality with a four-door electric four-seater called the Sibylla. Tony Markovich, Car and Driver, "Of Course the Giugiaro-Designed Electric Sibylla Concept Looks Sharp, But Can It Save the Planet?," 27 Feb. 2018 The Lancia is mid-engined, with a firewall behind the driver and passenger that deprives it of any real utility; even the 200 road cars were strictly two-seaters with no real cargo space. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "Volvo’s new V60 is proof the station wagon must never die," 17 Oct. 2018 Certain models convert to two- or three-seaters as more bundles of joy—or triplets—arrive. Jonathan Welsh, WSJ, "Is It a Stroller or Extreme Sports Gear?," 5 Sep. 2018 Sports cars are two-seaters, two doors, and rear wheel drive. Robert Duffer,, "Cars Q&A: Will the Accord get a turbo, what qualifies as a sports car?," 14 June 2017 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sat in the front seat of the two-seater plane during its unveiling at a defense exhibition in Tehran. Asa Fitch, WSJ, "Iran Shows Off Jet Fighter as Tensions With U.S. Rise," 21 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of seater

1693, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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