sliding seat


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sliding seat rower's seat that slides fore and aft
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In literature:

Turning round in his seat, he watched the winter sun slide out of a quiet sky.
"The Longest Journey" by E. M. Forster
Anne Pierson alone saw Julia Crosby's foot slide out, and, scenting treachery, hastily left her seat in the gallery.
"Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School" by Jessie Graham Flower
But he did not sit down, nor did he offer a seat to Mr. Slide.
"Phineas Finn" by Anthony Trollope
It was such a slippery seat that if one didn't hold on tight he would be sure to slide right off.
"A Melody in Silver" by Keene Abbott
On these build a sliding platform, four feet square, with a small seat, one foot high.
"Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants" by James H. Head
Down those corridors, up those steps, when Nuwell already was sliding into the pilot's seat of the copter?
"Rebels of the Red Planet" by Charles Louis Fontenay
Then, he seated himself on the rock and, while the men above paid out the vine, he went gently sliding downward toward the abyss.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
Sliding hurriedly into a seat I took refuge in the obscurity which my youth and short stature guaranteed to me.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
The girl, with a graceful slide seated herself on his back and patted him playfully.
"A Day's Ride A Life's Romance" by Charles James Lever
The pilot's seat could be partitioned off by a glass sliding door up front.
"Famous Flyers" by J. J. Grayson
"Rowing" by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
The Mundurucu was compelled to slide off his seat.
"Afloat in the Forest" by Mayne Reid
If we can slide out on to the seat we'll climb down in the dark and get into the woods.
"The Corner House Girls Among the Gypsies" by Grace Brooks Hill
The next moment the downward incline made her seek support lest she should slide from her seat.
"The Men Who Wrought" by Ridgwell Cullum
Sliding shelves from the bunks formed table seats.
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
Sliding on the seat had been practised long before the sliding seat was invented, but only to a modified extent.
"Boating" by W. B. Woodgate
Standing near the top of the slide, they remind one of rows of seats in a theatre.
"The Archaeology of the Yakima Valley" by Harlan Ingersoll Smith
He let his legs slide from the long seat on which he had been lying, and sat bolt upright.
"Indian and Scout" by F. S. Brereton
And then I felt myself slide forward in the seat and I knew that the machine was diving down.
"Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany" by Edward Lyell Fox
Drummond resumed his seat and the watcher saw him with elaborate unconcern slide an evening paper over the partially concealed notes.
"Anthony Trent, Master Criminal" by Wyndham Martyn

In news:

The Caprice 's rear legroom means officers can slide the front seats far enough back to be comfortable through an 8-, 10- or 12-hour tour.
The full-length, open canvas roof system slides both fore and aft to provide an open-air driving experience for front and rear seat occupants.
Roadtec's latest product enhancement on pavers are slide-out seats on the RP-190 and RP-195 paver models, which provide optimal visibility to the operator .
Lightweight, reasonably seaworthy recreational single with a sliding seat and outriggers.
Full kitchens, comfortable seating, extremely spacious with lots of slide outs.
V-bottomed single shell with sliding seat, outriggers and light plywood construction.
Optional features include grab bars, fold-up seat, hand-held shower assembly with slide bar and pressure balancing mixing valve.
The new version will offer lots of bells and whistles, including a panoramic sunroof, leather seats, third-row seats that slide back and forth and the MyFordTouch entertainment system.
Despite the split, the stools remain rock-solid thanks to sliding dovetail battens under the seat.
The stand is insulated, carpeted, and has double-pane sliding windows and includes a van seat, from which Schultz can shoot deer.
Ken-Tool's Valve Breaker quickly removes valve stems from demounted wheels by using a slide ram design to drive a heat-treated punch into the valve stem seat to easily pop the valve stem out of the rim.
Roadtec's new paver seats slide out to the side in a straight line instead of swinging out on an arc.
The next time you slide into the passengers seat of someone's car it might behoove you to ask "What's your sign.".