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jump seat

n.
1. A small folding seat, as in an automobile between the front and rear seats.
2. A small rear seat in a sports car.

jump seat

n
1. (Aeronautics) a folding seat for temporary use, as on the flight deck of some aircraft for an additional crew member
2. (Automotive Engineering) Brit a folding seat in a motor vehicle such as in a London taxi

jump′ seat`


n.
a movable or folding seat, as between the front and back seats in a taxicab, used as an extra seat.
[1860–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jump seat - a folding seat in an automobile
seat - any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit); "he dusted off the seat before sitting down"
Translations

jump seat

n (Aut) → strapuntino, seggiolino (pieghevole)
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