window seat


Definition of window seat 

1 : a seat built into a window recess

2 : a seat next to a window (as in a bus or airplane)

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Fir accents inside include window frames, a window seat, and the kitchen cabinetry. Marni Elyse Katz,, "Parents add a modern wing to their son’s Vermont farmhouse," 15 June 2018 The third-row space is a kid zone, with cup holders and USBs at each window seat, a ceiling vent and overhead lights. Mark Maynard,, "2018 Buick Enclave Avenir: French flair for working-class luxury," 11 May 2018 Quartz waterfall counters, an ILVE Italian cooktop, Bosch appliances and a window seat complete the snappy look. R. Daniel Foster,, "Before and After: A reimagined Midcentury design helps turn a home from frumpy to fabulous," 6 July 2018 The assaults typically involve alcohol, a passenger who is asleep, or someone who is sitting in a middle or window seat when the cabin lights are darkened. Lynh Bui, Washington Post, "Sexual assaults on airplanes are increasing, FBI warns summer travelers," 20 June 2018 The woman in the window seat next to Haag was standing straight up, the FBI agent wrote, calling for a flight attendant. The Washington Post,, "A man's grabby hands were just the start of a Frontier plane nightmare, FBI says," 21 May 2018 In the heart of its downtown, travelers will find everything from games at Fun Plaza Family Fun Center to a hair-raising Sling Shot Thrill Ride to a window seat at Pier House Restaurant. Aleks Kang, USA TODAY, "8 reasons why Myrtle Beach should be your next vacation," 2 Apr. 2018 There is a rose window over the bed, and windows on facing walls with window seats. Joan Walden,, "Property of the Week: 22 Pasture Lane, West Simsbury," 18 May 2017 Last year, Emirates debuted its new first class cabin where every seat was a window seat. Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY, "Windowless planes? They're coming, predicts Emirates airline," 8 June 2018

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First Known Use of window seat

circa 1745, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of window seat was circa 1745

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English Language Learners Definition of window seat

: a seat that is built or placed below a window

: the seat that is closest to the window on a plane, train, bus, etc.

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