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recline

(rē-klīn′) [L. reclinare]
To be in recumbent position; to lie down.
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In the past month, three US domestic flights have been diverted over arguments related to knee defenders, which prevent seats reclining.
Beach had removed his Knee Defender - a device that locks an airplane seat's reclining mechanism - from the seat in front of him.
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