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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 true friend encourages us, comforts us, supports us like a big easy chair, offering us a safe refuge from the world.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Stephen King

I was walking along and this chair came flying past me, and another, and another, and I thought, man, is this gonna be a good night.
Liam Gallagher

A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
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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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