sliding seat


: a rower's seat (as in a racing shell) that slides fore and aft

called also slide

Examples of sliding seat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mid-race, her partner fell off his sliding seat in the boat. Bethany Ericson, The Christian Science Monitor, 13 Oct. 2021 The decision to limit the smart slide seat to the passenger side is perplexing but a small fault in an excellent family vehicle that looks just a bit tougher and more capable than most of its competitors. Mark Phelan, USA TODAY, 1 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sliding seat was in 1874

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“Sliding seat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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