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A surface against which an object may rest to gain support.


A structure on which another structure rests or is supported.

basal seat

Tissues in the mouth that support a denture.

bathtub seat

1. An assistive technology device that helps people with functional limitations to bathe. Some seats have modified features to help people transfer in and out of tubs, pools, or showers. Synonym: bath bench; shower seat
2. A device for bathing infants.


Infant drownings have occurred during bathtub seat use.

elevated toilet seat

Raised toilet seat.

raised toilet seat

A device for raising the height of a toilet to facilitate use by persons with limited strength or movement. Synonym: elevated toilet seat

rest seat

An area on which a denture or restoration rests.

shower seat

Bathtub seat (1).


A surface against which an object may rest to gain support.
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A lady and her boyfriend -- both of whom probably had a few too many drinks before heading to the poker room -- took seats at the table next to one another.
They not only took seats from the Conservatives, which we all expected, but took seats from Labour and the Liberals.
He cited the example of Clwyd West in 2003 when Brynle William (Conservative), Janet Ryder (Plaid) and Eleanor Burnham (Lib Dem) all failed to win the constituency but took seats in the Assembly on the North Wales regional list.
In 1934 and 1974 there were Democratic landslides that took seats that had seemed permanently Republican.
RIYADH: For the first time in the kingdom's history, 30 women took seats in the Shoura Council in Riyadh on Tuesday along with their 130 male colleagues as they were sworn in before the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah.
The party even took seats well away from their heartlands in areas they had barely targeted, as well as retaking all those it did.
Labour took seats from the Lib Dems in Stockton Heath, Great Sankey South, Westbrook and Poulton North.
More than 200 people took seats in the specially built Oslo courtroom while about 700 attack survivors and family members of victims watched on closed-circuit video around the country.