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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

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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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Rosa can board air-conditioned buses equipped with CCTV, WIFI, GPS, LED television sets and emergency jump seats.
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According to a spokesperson for the airline, United States federal regulations do not allow passengers to sit in jump seats.
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And so, at three in the afternoon, our eight-seat Hudson is brought out with Andoy the driver at the wheel, Kikay the cook beside him (they would get married a year later), the two girls in the jump seats, and Tia Mercedes, Tia Caridad and Mamang in the back seat.
I thought the jump seats at the bottom of the rides were there for having your photo taken," says Angela, "but then I realised they were there to make sure you could fit in the seats - to save embarrassment when you got to the front of the queue.
Jonti said they sat in jump seats for the whole journey, including take-off and landing, while Hamid and an unnamed fellow pilot chatted away.
Jonti said they sat in two jump seats for the journey, including take-off and landing, and said the pilots were smoking the whole way through the flight.
Walking past the crew jump seats at the front of the private jet, Del Potro found himself standing in the lounge, consisting of six plush armchairs facing each other with tables in between, followed by two couches lining each side of the aircraft with a walkway and adjustable tables separating them.
They wore caps, were extremely polite, and most of the yellow cabs were Packards with jump seats.