sliding seat


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sliding seat

n
(Rowing) rowing a seat that slides forwards and backwards with the oarsman, lengthening his stroke
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Noun1.sliding seat - rower's seat that slides fore and aft
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"
racing shell, shell - a very light narrow racing boat
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screamed Maggie, jumping up from her sliding seat on the corn.
the restoration services concern: - cabinetmaking restoration: - complete stripping of the linings, - revision of the assemblies (tenon and mortise), - varnish stripping, sanding, shading (shade to be defined after making samples of chairs and armchairs by the holder of the public contract), finishing varnish, - laying of shock pads in felt, - the manufacture of 24 wooden frames intended to replace the sliding seat slabs, thus making it possible to harmonize with the rest of the seats in fixed seats, - the manufacture of an additional seat cushion for the chair of the chair, - restoration in tapestry in traditional garnish.
There are sports seats mounted on sliding seat mechanisms from a Mercedes Vito, bespoke carpeting, LED lighting and a USB phone charger at each seat.
A notorious showman, Hanlan would deliberately keep his races close to heighten the excitement, and pull away at the last minute through the innovation of his sliding seat.
Helm includes adjustable sliding seat and resigned console.
Other models to be launched at the auto show include the Move, Tanto, Tanto Welcome Seat (rotating and sliding seat fitted on specially equipped vehicles to facilitate boarding and exiting the vehicle), Tanto Exe Custom, Mira Cocoa and the Copen.
In rowing you're sitting on a sliding seat, almost no stress on your hips or knees, and you get a full-body workout.
Seat depth is usually accomplished with a sliding seat pan but also with an adjustable backrest.
Backed by a group of local businessmen, and benefitting from technical developments such as the sliding seat and the indoor rowing machine, Hanlan systematically beat the reigning sculling champions of Canada, the United States, England and finally Australia, winning over 300 races between 1880 and 1884.
A series of comfort features are also included on the mowers such as sliding seat adjustment and optional arm rests for the Z425 and Z445 models.
I loved the rear sliding seat which offered excellent boot space if needed or extra leg room for taller passengers.
SP640HA with height adjustable arms and sliding seat