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arm·rest

 (ärm′rĕst′)
n.
A support for the arm, as on a piece of furniture or within a motor vehicle.

armrest

(ˈɑːmˌrɛst)
n
(Furniture) the part of a chair, sofa, etc, that supports the arm. Sometimes shortened to: arm

arm•rest

(ˈɑrmˌrɛst)

n.
an often padded support for the forearm, as at the side of a seat or on the inside of a car door.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armrest - a support for the armarmrest - a support for the arm    
arm - the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person
car door - the door of a car
rest - a support on which things can be put; "the gun was steadied on a special rest"
Translations

armrest

[ˈɑːmrest] N [of chair] → brazo m; (in bus, plane, etc) → apoyo m para el brazo, apoyabrazos m inv

armrest

[ˈɑːrmrɛst] n [chair] → accoudoir m

armrest

[ˈɑːmˌrɛst] nbracciolo

armrest

n reposabrazos m
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