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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 seat /ˈsit/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 seat /ˈsɪt/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Seat n.
 1. The place or thing upon which one sits; hence; anything made to be sat in or upon, as a chair, bench, stool, saddle, or the like.
    And Jesus . . . overthrew the tables of the money changers, and the seats of them that sold doves.   --Matt. xxi. 12.
 2. The place occupied by anything, or where any person or thing is situated, resides, or abides; a site; an abode, a station; a post; a situation.
    Where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is.   --Rev. ii. 13.
    He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat committeth himself to prison.   --Bacon.
    A seat of plenty, content, and tranquillity.   --Macaulay.
 3. That part of a thing on which a person sits; as, the seat of a chair or saddle; the seat of a pair of pantaloons.
 4. A sitting; a right to sit; regular or appropriate place of sitting; as, a seat in a church; a seat for the season in the opera house.
 5. Posture, or way of sitting, on horseback.
    She had so good a seat and hand she might be trusted with any mount.   --G. Eliot.
 6. Mach. A part or surface on which another part or surface rests; as, a valve seat.
 Seat worm Zool., the pinworm.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Seat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Seated; p. pr. & vb. n. Seating.]
 1. To place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self.
    The guests were no sooner seated but they entered into a warm debate.   --Arbuthnot.
 2. To cause to occupy a post, site, situation, or the like; to station; to establish; to fix; to settle.
    Thus high . . . is King Richard seated.   --Shak.
    They had seated themselves in New Guiana.   --Sir W. Raleigh.
 3. To assign a seat to, or the seats of; to give a sitting to; as, to seat a church, or persons in a church.
 4. To fix; to set firm.
 From their foundations, loosening to and fro,
 They plucked the seated hills.   --Milton.
 5. To settle; to plant with inhabitants; as to seat a country. [Obs.]
 6. To put a seat or bottom in; as, to seat a chair.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Seat, v. i. To rest; to lie down. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train
           or airplane); "he booked their seats in advance"; "he
           sat in someone else's place" [syn: place]
      2: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he
         deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit
         on your fanny and do nothing?" [syn: buttocks, nates,
         arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament,
          hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat,
          rear, rear end, rump, stern, tail, tail end,
         tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny,
      3: furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not
         enough seats for all the guests"
      4: any support where you can sit (especially the part of a
         chair or bench etc. on which you sit); "he dusted off the
         seat before sitting down"
      5: a center of authority (as a city from which authority is
      6: the cloth covering for the buttocks; "the seat of his pants
         was worn through"
      v 1: show to a seat; assign a seat for; "The host seated me next
           to Mrs. Smith" [syn: sit, sit down]
      2: be able to seat; "The theater seats 2,000"
      3: place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position;
         "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the
         Academy" [syn: induct, invest]
      4: put a seat on a chair
      5: provide with seats; "seat a concert hall"