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A rest or support for the back.



a support for one's back.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.backrest - a support that you can lean against while sittingbackrest - a support that you can lean against while sitting; "the back of the dental chair was adjustable"
cantle - the back of a saddle seat
car seat - a seat in a car
chair - a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"
ladder-back - the backrest of a chair that consists of two uprights with connecting slats
support - any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"


[ˈbækrɛst] n [seat, chair] → dossier mback road n (= small country road) → petite route f de campagne
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177 basic modules (stool bench), 81 backrests, 40 armrests left, 40 right armrests, 8 stirrup benches without backrest, 9 stirrup benches with backrest.
The vehicle features a panoramic sliding sunroof, large centre console with refrigerator box and thermo-cup holders, folding tables on the front-seat backrests and luxury comfort seats in the rear.
The thickness of cushions in first-class coaches, including the backrest, is four inches and there are no full backrests in second class coaches.
Unlike the bench seat in the Zafira the middle row of the Tourer now consists of three individual seats and these can be moved backwards or forwards independently and the backrests recline.
Aft deck, there's a 28-gallon center livewell, two flip-up backrests and rigging storage.
Lumexis, flydubai Lumexis will supply flydubai with a new IFE system, integrated into upgraded Recaro-supplied Basic Line 3510 seats with composite backrests, which accommodate the larger monitor sizes in the backrest of the seat.
Automotive brake attachments, load backrests and a choice of wheel configurations and materials are available as options.
Adjustable Backrest - Select a chair with adjustable backrests of different heights and with adjustable tilt
All backrests can be folded separately to accommodate a flat-floor load.
They have thick seats and padded backrests, drink holders, swiveling laptop computer tables, hanging script bags and extended footrests.
The rear seat design has a new 'FlatFold' system which lowers the cushion into the rear foot well and enables the backrests to fold down to create a square-sided, flat-floor cargo area.
Company's UU Series ergonomic chairs offer comfortable seats and backrests of molded urethane for easy wash-down and added durability in food manufacturing applications.