a railroad passenger car with pairs of adjustable seats on both sides of the aisle
a person who chairs a committee, meeting, etc. jointly with another or others
→ an informal name for electric chair
a usually low-backed easy chair with arms even with the back or sloping up to it in a continuous curve
a wheelchair for invalids, often with a hood
A beach chair is a simple chair with a folding frame, and a piece of canvas as the seat and back. Beach chairs are usually used on the beach, on a ship, or in the yard .
an armchair designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1930, having a cantilevered frame of chromium-plated or stainless steel composed of two interlocking parts, one forming the legs and arms and the other the seat and back frame, with the back and seat lightly upholstered and usually covered with leather
a lightweight folding chair
a chair, the back and seat of which are made of interlaced strips of cane
A chair lift is a line of chairs that hang from a moving cable and carry people up and down a mountain or ski slope .
a molding on an interior wall for preventing the backs of chairs from rubbing against plaster
a large, heavily upholstered armchair, usually with a low back
a lightweight folding chair, usually with arms and a leg rest, used on ship decks, etc.
an upholstered swivel chair on rubber mounts, shaped to fit the body
An easy chair is a large, comfortable padded chair.
to draw attention to the absence of (an invited participant in a debate or another event), esp by leaving an unoccupied place for them
A high chair is a chair with long legs for a small child to sit in while they are eating.
a chair or chaise longue designed for use out of doors
A sedan chair is an enclosed chair for one person carried on two poles by two men, one in front and one behind. Sedan chairs were used in the 17th and 18th centuries.
a chair without arms, usually one of a set used at a dining table
a chair with a seat made from woven sú g áns
an easy chair having wings on each side of the back
a chair used by barbers, adjustable in height and having an adjustable headrest, back, and footrest
a kind of upholstered chair with an upright, rounded back
a chair made of wickerwork ; a wicker chair
a chair like a large beanbag covered with vinyl, fabric, etc. and filled with foam pellets, as of polystyrene, that shift about to fit one's body
large armchair with long arms that can be folded inwards to act as leg rests
a chair with a frame of continuous chrome tubing, no back legs, and cane seat and back
a chair which is suitable for use in temporary quarters, on holiday, etc, esp by being portable and easy to set up
a chair in which the seat and back are made from canvas
an upholstered folding seat with curved legs used by the highest civil officials of ancient Rome
a seat designed to be used during mealtimes, at a dining table
a chair that can be collapsed flat for easy storage or transport
a chair specially designed for an invalid to sit in
a chair designed for lounging, as an easy chair, chaise longue, or recliner
an armchair with an adjustable back and large cushions
a chair developed by Alvar Aalto between 1930 and 1933, having two continuous, ribbonlike elements made of bent laminated birch veneers forming the arms and legs and supporting a sheet of bent plywood that forms the back and seat
an armchair, usually of rattan or wicker, with a very high, rounded back
a chair of the 18th century having an adjustable reading stand attached to the back and a crest rail extending forward on both sides to form armrests, designed to be sat on facing the back
A rocking chair is a chair that is built on two curved pieces of wood so that you can rock yourself backwards and forwards when you are sitting in it.
a small bedroom chair with a low seat
a type of reclinable chair with a wooden or wicker frame, sometimes upholstered, designed for relaxing in
A swivel chair is a chair whose seat can be turned around a central point to face in a different direction without moving the legs.
a chair designed by Marcel Breuer in 1925, having a chromium-plated tubular steel frame over which strips of canvas or leather of varying widths are stretched to form the seat, back, and arms
a simple wooden chair, popular in England and America from the 18th century, usually having a shaped seat, splayed legs, and a back of many spindles
an armless, padded leather chair on a steel frame shaped like a curved X : Barcelona is a trademark for this chair
a chair constructed to allow a woman in labour to give birth in a sitting position
a lightweight chair consisting of a piece of canvas, leather, etc. slung from a framework of metal bars
a hardwood armchair having a low, curved back, formed of a single rail supported by spindles, and a saddle seat
The electric chair is a method of killing criminals, used especially in the United States, in which a person is strapped to a special chair and killed by a powerful electric current .