from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A seat fitted with an explosive charge and designed to eject the occupant clear of an aircraft during an in-flight emergency.

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  • n. A seat in an aircraft which can be ejected from the cockpit and thus save the pilots life when a crash is imminent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute


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