tiered seat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tiered seat seating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front
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Usage

In literature:

The stage was full of children, one tier of seats rising above another.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Forty-nine accused crowded the tiers of seats.
"The Gods are Athirst" by Anatole France
On one of the lowest tiers of seats an old man sat in an attitude of grief.
"The Proud Prince" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
Satisfied, Bailey led the way to the tiers of seats, almost empty at this hour.
"The Flying Mercury" by Eleanor M. Ingram
Still we can usually rent a hall, erect a stage and construct tiers of seats.
"The Strollers" by Frederic S. Isham
He found himself in a huge tent where hundreds of people sat all around on tiers of seats.
"The Tale of Old Dog Spot" by Arthur Scott Bailey
The stone tiers seated an audience of five thousand.
"A Trip to the Orient" by Robert Urie Jacob
And, a half hour later, he was seated in a palco of the second tier, above the dance.
"The Bright Shawl" by Joseph Hergesheimer
The circling seats rise tier above tier, empty and desolate.
"Valeria" by William Henry Withrow
Five thousand seats were being filled, and, tier above tier, they rose like a section of a Roman theatre.
"With Edge Tools" by Hobart Chatfield-Taylor
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In news:

As part of several capital improvements taking place at AutoZone Park this offseason, the three sections of outfield box seats in right field have been replaced by a three-tiered section featuring 30 custom-made picnic tables.
The Post says WestJet is adding the seats while introducing a three-tiered fare structure that it expects to appeal to business travelers.
The Jets are lowering the price of some 12,000 upper tier seats at MetLife Stadium for the 2012 season.
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