jump seat


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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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In the back with Princess Anne and Captain Phillips, was her lady-in-waiting, Rowena Brassey, sitting on the jump seat.
About four hours into the journey, purser Roberta Helmy had told the defendant's younger brother he could not sit in the crew's jump seat and Iqbal had responded in a "loud and aggressive" way.
Rao alleged that the daughter of a senior Air India pilot was first allowed to sit on the jump seat - meant for non-operating staff - and then to rest in the bunk meant only for the resting of pilots.
Mahindra has also retained the side facing jump seat layout for the third row and we would have surely appreciated it having forward facing seats with proper seat belts.
If you're the last to board, you get the jump seat at the back, a metal slab in front of the luggage.
Jones moved to the jump seat to assist with the emergency procedure, while the rest of the crew kept eyes outside for traffic and ensured the passengers were strapped in.
They must be able to sit in the jump seat without an extended seat belt and fit through the emergency exit window.
Additionally, a second occupant in the vehicle has a more comfortable riding environment than the jump seat installed on the cab in front mount units.
I can always sit in the jump seat if there is room on one of the flights from Dublin to Cardiff or get a standby ticket so I get back a lot.
In addition to the driver and wheelchair passenger, a third-row bench seat and optional jump seat can accommodate up to four other passengers.
I sat in a small seat, called a jump seat, which folds up when no one is using it.
In the "Information for Operators" guidance published yesterday, FAA cited two other recent instances involving crew distractions: In one, a pilot was texting after the aircraft pushed back from the gate and before the takeoff sequence and in another an FAA inspector in the jump seat overheard a crewmemberOs mobile phone ring during the takeoff roll.