Definition of backrest in English:

backrest

Line breaks: back|rest
Pronunciation: /ˈbakrɛst
 
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noun

  • A support for a person’s back when they are seated.
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    • The chair is also available with adjustable armrests, a height-adjustable backrest and variable seat depths, whereby the active lumbar support is always in the correct position.
    • Women suffering from ‘super dimples’ typically work on computers for much of the day, don't use foot rests and don't use the backrests of their seats properly.
    • The front seat backrests can be electrically adjusted in separate sections, along with the headrest, providing maximum support in the right places.

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