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sliding seat Syllabification: slid·ing seat
Pronunciation: /ˈslīdiNG sēt/

Definition of sliding seat in English:

noun

A seat able to slide back and forth on runners, especially one in a racing rowboat used to adjust the length of a stroke.
Example sentences
  • The 24-foot identical plywood boats are fitted internally to the crews' own preference but predominantly using the same sliding seat and sculling oars that operate in standard rowing boats.
  • Each boat contains a crew of two and each crew rows an identical 7.1 metre boat that includes two sliding seats and the same sculling oars as used in standard rowing boats.
  • The event is a sliding seat coxed four and the rowers must have some use of legs, trunk and arms,.

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