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ejection seat

noun
1.
an airplane seat that can be ejected with the pilot in an emergency.
Also called ejector seat.
Origin of ejection seat
1940-1945
1940-45
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  • With an ejection seat, a jet pilot can be shot out of a plane traveling over Mach one, and live to tell about it.

    Space Tug Murray Leinster
  • This crumpling cabin fell fast, but Joe stuffed Mike in an ejection seat and shot him out.

    Space Tug Murray Leinster
British Dictionary definitions for ejection seat

ejection seat

noun
1.
a seat, esp as fitted to military aircraft, that is fired by a cartridge or rocket to eject the occupant from the aircraft in an emergency
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