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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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Armrest International which campaigns for the rights of park benches has warned that Parky McBench is being used by the Dark Powers as a scapegoat for the behaviour of a few human beings in the early stages of their development.
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Designed by Ron Gilad, Molteni's Controra sofa integrates a wooden armrest that conveniently doubles as a side table.
She lowered the armrest between them, spread the blanket over her lap, pulled her legs toward her chest and went to sleep, according to the document.
The vehicle features a large waterfall grille, new LED running lamps, optional HID headlamps and an interior with a centre stack, an eight-inch touch screen system for Buick's IntelliLink infotainment system, and semi-aniline leather on the seats, centre console armrest and door armrests.
Fresh door inserts add to the ambience, there are remodelled door armrests and the controls for the electric windows are now also positioned in the door trim while a full control panel is integrated into the door armrest on the driver's side.
There is now also more leg-room for each seat and a rotatable centre armrest.
The rows of Figure 2 (labeled "movement components") list the different movement components--from a start position (with the arm resting on the armrest) to the completion of the task-that comprised the movements of interest in this study.
Renowned for its painstaking attention to detail, Bentley has added a range of finishing touches including a Tibaldi fountain pen from its specially commissioned Collection which is designed to mirror the Mulsanne's knurled-metal rotary switchgear and which is discretely stowed in the centre armrest. And seen on a Bentley for the first time, a distinctive Yachting-style veneer, which blends light and dark contrasting tones, features throughout the cabin.