bucket seat

noun
an individual seat with a rounded or contoured back, as in some automobiles and airplanes, often made to fold forward.
Also called bucket.


Origin:
1905–10

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bucket seat
 
n
a seat in a car, aircraft, etc, having curved sides that partially enclose and support the body

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Example sentences
The tractor had an enclosed cab and a bucket seat without seatbelts.
Two main frame types have evolved so far, the cage seat and the bucket seat.
Since then the three standard swings and one bucket seat swing were removed.
Those that used the simulator found themselves in a small trailer next to the track, buckled into a bucket seat.
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