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Definition of Chair

Chair

  1. A movable single seat with a back.
  2. An official seat, as of a chief magistrate or a judge, but esp. that of a professor; hence, the office itself.
  3. The presiding officer of an assembly; a chairman; as, to address the chair.
  4. A vehicle for one person; either a sedan borne upon poles, or two-wheeled carriage, drawn by one horse; a gig.
  5. An iron block used on railways to support the rails and secure them to the sleepers.
  6. To place in a chair.
  7. To carry publicly in a chair in triumph.

Chair Quotations

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
Albert Einstein

The discontented man finds no easy chair.
Benjamin Franklin

Any man today who returns from work, sinks into a chair, and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.
Bill Cosby

My uncle's dying wish - he wanted me on his lap. He was in the electric chair.
Rodney Dangerfield

I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison.
W. C. Fields
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Chair Translations

chair in Afrikaans is stoel
chair in Danish is stol
chair in Dutch is stoel
chair in Finnish is tuoli
chair in German is Stuhl, Vorsitz, Stuhl
chair in Italian is presidenza, sedia
chair in Norwegian is stol
chair in Portuguese is cadeira
chair in Spanish is presidencia, silla
chair in Swedish is stol

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