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An airline seat is a seat on an airliner in which passengers are accommodated for the duration of the journey.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, services, processes, systems, and personnel in the United States.
Anthropometry (from Greek ἄνθρωπος anthropos, "human", and μέτρον metron, "measure") refers to the measurement of the human individual.
Bar stools are a type of tall chair, often with a foot rest to support the feet.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
A bean bag chair is a large fabric bag, filled with polystyrene beads (Sacco chair), dried beans, or a similar substance.
A bench is a long seat on which multiple people may sit at the same time.
A bicycle saddle, often called a seat, is one of three contact points on an upright bicycle, the others being the pedals and the handlebars.
A board of directors is a recognized group of people who jointly oversee the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.
Broken Chair is a monumental sculpture in wood by the Swiss artist Daniel Berset, constructed by the carpenter Louis Genève.
The butterfly chair, also known as a BKF chair or Hardoy chair, is a style of chair featuring a tubular frame and a large sling hung from the frame's highest points, creating a suspended seat.
For someone seated, the buttock popliteal length is the horizontal distance from the rearmost part of the buttocks to the back of the lower leg.
The buttocks (singular: buttock) are two rounded portions of the anatomy, located on the posterior of the pelvic region of primates (including humans), and many other bipeds or quadrupeds, and comprise a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus and gluteus medius muscles.
In the context of furniture, caning is a method of weaving chair seats and other furniture either while building new chairs or in the process of cane chair repair.
A car seat is the seat used in automobiles.
A caster (also castor according to some dictionaries) is a wheeled device typically mounted to a larger object that enables relatively easy rolling movement of the object.
The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.
A chest (also called coffer or kist) is a form of furniture typically of a rectangular structure with four walls and a removable lid, for storage.
A child safety seat (infant safety seat, child restraint system, child seat, baby seat, restraining car seat, car seat, etc.) is a seat designed specifically to protect children from injury or death during vehicle collisions.
Clinton Eastwood Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and political figure.
A cluster munition is a form of air-dropped or ground-launched explosive weapon that releases or ejects smaller submunitions.
The Concertmaster (from the German Konzertmeister) in the U.S. and Canada is the leader of the first violin section in an orchestra (or clarinet in a concert band) and the instrument-playing leader of the orchestra.
Corrugated fiberboard is a material consisting of a fluted corrugated sheet and one or two flat linerboards.
A couch (British English, U.S. English), also known as a sofa or settee (Canadian English and British English), is a piece of furniture for seating two or three people in the form of a bench, with armrests, that is partially or entirely upholstered, and often fitted with springs and tailored cushions.
A cushion is a soft furry bag of some ornamental material, stuffed with wool, hair, feathers, polyester staple fiber, non-woven material, or even paper torn into fragments.
A den is a small room in a house where people can pursue activities in private.
A dental engine is a large chair-side appliance (often including the chair itself) for use in a dentist's office.
A desk or bureau is a piece of furniture with a flat table-style work surface used in a school, office, home or the like for academic, professional or domestic activities such as reading, writing, or using equipment such as a computer.
A dining room is a room for consuming food.
Drilling is a cutting process that uses a drill bit to cut a hole of circular cross-section in solid materials.
The Archaic or Early Dynastic Period of Egypt is the era immediately following the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt c. 3100 BC.
In Christian theology, ecclesiology is the study of the Christian Church, the origins of Christianity, its relationship to Jesus, its role in salvation, its polity, its discipline, its destiny, and its leadership.
The Egg is a chair designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1958 for the Radisson SAS hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
The elbow is the visible joint between the upper and lower parts of the arm.
Execution by electrocution, performed using an electric chair, is a method of execution originating in the United States in which the condemned person is strapped to a specially built wooden chair and electrocuted through electrodes fastened on the head and leg.
A financial endowment is a donation of money or property to a nonprofit organization for the ongoing support of that organization.
Floating licensing is a software licensing approach in which a limited number of licenses for a software application are shared among a larger number of users over time.
Fraxinus, English name ash, is a genus of flowering plants in the olive and lilac family, Oleaceae.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
Furniture refers to movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating (e.g., chairs, stools, and sofas), eating (tables), and sleeping (e.g., beds).
A gas spring is a type of spring that, unlike a typical mechanical spring that relies on elastic deformation, uses compressed gas contained within an enclosed cylinder sealed by a sliding piston to pneumatically store potential energy and withstand external force applied parallel to the direction of the piston shaft.
Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.
Gilding is any decorative technique for applying fine gold leaf or powder to solid surfaces such as wood, stone, or metal to give a thin coating of gold.
Hickory is a type of tree, comprising the genus Carya (κάρυον, káryon, meaning "nut").
Home cinema, also called home theater or home theatre, refers to home entertainment audio-visual systems that seek to reproduce a movie theater experience and mood using consumer electronics-grade video and audio equipment that is set up in a room or backyard of a private home.
The House of Commons is the elected lower house of the bicameral parliaments of the United Kingdom and Canada and historically was the name of the lower houses of the Kingdom of England, Kingdom of Great Britain, Kingdom of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland, North Carolina and South Korea.
The human back is the large posterior area of the human body, rising from the top of the buttocks to the back of the neck and the shoulders.
The human body is the entire structure of a human being.
Human factors and ergonomics (commonly referred to as Human Factors), is the application of psychological and physiological principles to the (engineering and) design of products, processes, and systems.
The ischial tuberosity (or tuberosity of the ischium, tuber ischiadicum), also known informally as the sit bones, or as a pair the sitting bones is a large swelling posteriorly on the superior ramus of the ischium.
ISO 9241 is a multi-part standard from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) covering ergonomics of human-computer interaction.
Juncaceae is a family of flowering plants, commonly known as the rush family.
A kneeling chair is a type of chair for sitting in a position with the thighs dropped to an angle of about 60° to 70° from vertical (as opposed to 90° when sitting in a normal chair), with some of the body's weight supported by the shins.
Lamination is the technique of manufacturing a material in multiple layers, so that the composite material achieves improved strength, stability, sound insulation, appearance or other properties from the use of differing materials.
A land mine is an explosive device concealed under or on the ground and designed to destroy or disable enemy targets, ranging from combatants to vehicles and tanks, as they pass over or near it.
Leather is a durable and flexible material created by tanning animal rawhides, mostly cattle hide.
Lift chairs are chairs that feature a powered lifting mechanism that pushes the entire chair up from its base and so assists the user to a standing position.
The following is a partial list of chair types, with internal or external cross-references about most of the chairs.
In Western architecture, a living room, also called a lounge room, lounge or sitting room, is a room in a residential house or apartment for relaxing and socializing.
A loveseat can be one of two styles of two-seat chair.
In tetrapod anatomy, lumbar is an adjective that means of or pertaining to the abdominal segment of the torso, between the diaphragm and the sacrum. The lumbar region is sometimes referred to as the lower spine, or as an area of the back in its proximity.
Manorialism was an essential element of feudal society.
Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite.
A massage chair is a chair designed for massages.
A metaphor is a figure of speech that directly refers to one thing by mentioning another for rhetorical effect.
Missing in action (MIA) is a casualty classification assigned to combatants, military chaplains, combat medics, and prisoners of war who are reported missing during wartime or ceasefire.
The term monumental sculpture is often used in art history and criticism, but not always consistently.
Musical chairs is a game of elimination involving players, chairs, and music, with one fewer chair than players.
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.
An office chair, or desk chair, is a type of chair that is designed for use at a desk in an office.
An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.
An ottoman is a form of couch which usually has a head but no back, though sometimes it has neither.
The Palace of Nations (Palais des Nations) is the home of the United Nations Office at Geneva, located in Geneva, Switzerland.
A papasan chair (also called a bowl chair or moon chair) is a large rounded bowl-shaped chair with an adjustable angle.
Party games are games that are played at social gatherings to facilitate interaction and provide entertainment and recreation.
Phragmites is a genus of four species of large perennial grasses found in wetlands throughout temperate and tropical regions of the world.
Plastic pipe is a tubular section, or hollow cylinder, made of plastic.
Plywood is a sheet material manufactured from thin layers or "plies" of wood veneer that are glued together with adjacent layers having their wood grain rotated up to 90 degrees to one another.
A polymer (Greek poly-, "many" + -mer, "part") is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits.
The popliteal fossa (sometimes referred to as the kneepit or hough1) is a shallow depression located at the back of the knee joint.
For someone seated, the popliteal height is the distance from the underside of the foot to the underside of the thigh at the knees.
Porosity or void fraction is a measure of the void (i.e. "empty") spaces in a material, and is a fraction of the volume of voids over the total volume, between 0 and 1, or as a percentage between 0% and 100%.
Privacy is the ability of an individual or group to seclude themselves, or information about themselves, and thereby express themselves selectively.
Proxemics is the study of human use of space and the effects that population density has on behaviour, communication, and social interaction.
A public space is a place that is generally open and accessible to people.
Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.
Rawhide is a hide or animal skin that has not been exposed to tanning.
A recliner is an armchair or sofa that reclines when the occupant lowers the chair's back and raises its front.
The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.
Riding-like sitting or balanced sitting includes a sitting posture that approaches the natural resting position.
A rocking chair or rocker is a type of chair with two curved bands (also known as rockers) attached to the bottom of the legs, connecting the legs on each side to each other.
The saddle is a supportive structure for a rider or other load, fastened to an animal's back by a girth.
A seat is a place to sit.
In live entertainment, there are several possible schemes for the seating assignment of spectators.
Shoulders is a drinking game that involves players competing in a fast paced game attempting to "count" to 21.
Sitting is a basic human resting position.
A splat is the vertical central element of a chair back.
Squatting is a posture where the weight of the body is on the feet (as with standing) but the knees and hips are bent.
Steven Mann (born 1962) is a Canadian researcher and inventor best known for his work on augmented reality, computational photography, particularly wearable computing and high dynamic range imaging.
A stool is one of the earliest forms of seat furniture.
A swing is a hanging seat, often found at playgrounds for children, at a circus for acrobats, or on a porch for relaxing, although they may also be items of indoor furniture, such as Latin American hammock or the Indian oonjal.
A swivel, spinny or revolving chair is a chair with a single central leg that allows the seat to rotate 360 degrees to the left or right.
A theatre, theater or playhouse, is a structure where theatrical works or plays are performed, or other performances such as musical concerts may be produced.
A throne is the seat of state of a potentate or dignitary, especially the seat occupied by a sovereign on state occasions; or the seat occupied by a pope or bishop on ceremonial occasions.
is a Japanese designer and artist.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
A tuffet, pouffe, or hassock is a piece of furniture used as a footstool or low seat.
Typha is a genus of about 30 species of monocotyledonous flowering plants in the family Typhaceae.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Upholstery is the work of providing furniture, especially seats, with padding, springs, webbing, and fabric or leather covers.
Utkatasana (उत्कटासन; IAST: Utkaṭāsana), Chair Pose, Fierce Pose, Hazardous Pose, Lightning Bolt Pose, Wild Pose in which the knees are hips-width apart, the knees are bent, hips are back, chest is forward, and arms are above head, in line with the ears.
Ventilation is the intentional introduction of ambient air into a space and is mainly used to control indoor air quality by diluting and displacing indoor pollutants; it can also be used for purposes of thermal comfort or dehumidification.
A wheelchair, often abbreviated to just "chair", is a chair with wheels, used when walking is difficult or impossible due to illness, injury, or disability.
Whiplash is a non-medical term describing a range of injuries to the neck caused by or related to a sudden distortion of the neck associated with extension, although the exact injury mechanisms remain unknown.
Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.
The 2012 Republican National Convention was a gathering held by the U.S. Republican Party during which delegates officially nominated former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin for President and Vice President, respectively, for the 2012 election.
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