bucket seat
noun Date: 1908 a low separate seat for one person (as in an automobile or an airplane)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bucket seat — bucket seats N COUNT A bucket seat is a seat for one person in a car or aeroplane which has rounded sides that partly enclose and support the body …   English dictionary

  • bucket seat — n a car seat with a high curved back, for one person …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bucket seat — bucket ,seat noun count a low deep seat in a car or aircraft …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bucket seat — n. a single contoured seat, often with a back that can be tipped forward, as in some sports cars …   English World dictionary

  • Bucket seat — A bucket seat is a seat contoured to hold one person, distinct from bench seats which are flat platforms designed to seat multiple people. Bucket seats are standard in fast cars to keep riders in place when making sharp or quick turns.The term… …   Wikipedia

  • bucket seat — noun a low single seat as in cars or planes • Hypernyms: ↑seat * * * noun, pl ⋯ seats [count] : a low, separate seat for one person in a car or other vehicle * * * ˈbucket seat [bucket seat] noun a seat with a curved back for one person,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bucket seat — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bucket seat : singular bucket seat plural bucket seats a low deep seat in a car or aircraft …   English dictionary

  • bucket seat — an individual seat with a rounded or contoured back, as in some automobiles and airplanes, often made to fold forward. Also called bucket. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • bucket seat — /ˈbʌkət sit / (say bukuht seet) noun (in a motor vehicle) a seat with a rounded or moulded back, to hold one person. Also, bucket …   Australian English dictionary

  • bucket seat — An individual seat which is found in pairs in the front of a vehicle. Named because the curvature of the backrest and cushion resembles a cut out bucket …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • bucket seat — buck′et seat′ n. aum an individual seat with a contoured back, as in some automobiles, often made to fold forward • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

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