- A removable seat between and just behind the pilot’s and the co-pilot’s seats. The seat is normally occupied by a flight engineer or an observer who can watch the instruments and operate some of the auxiliary controls.
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Jump seat — Jump Jump, n. 1. The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound. To advance by jumps. Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. An effort; an attempt; a venture. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Our fortune lies Upon thisjump. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. The space traversed by a … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
jump seat — jump′ seat n. aum a movable or folding seat, as between the front and back seats in a taxicab, used as an extra seat • Etymology: 1860–65, amer … From formal English to slang
jump seat — ☆ jump seat n. a small folding seat, as one behind the front seat of a limousine, taxi, etc … English World dictionary
jump seat — jump ,seat noun count a small extra seat that folds down, for example in a car or an airplane … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Jump-seat — (engl., spr. dschömp ßīt, »Sprungsitz«), ein vierräderiger Wagen, dessen Sitz nach Bedarf für eine oder zwei Personen eingerichtet werden kann … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon
jump seat — noun a folding seat in an automobile (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑seat * * * noun 1. : a movable carriage seat 2. : a folding seat between front and rear seats of a closed passenger automobile * * * a movable or folding seat, as in a carriage, taxicab … Useful english dictionary
Jump seat — A jump seat (or jumpseat), officially known as an auxiliary crew station, is a seat in an aircraft cockpit for individuals not operating the aircraft. These might include training pilots, off duty crew in transition to another airport, government … Wikipedia
jump seat — /ˈdʒʌmp sit/ (say jump seet) noun a small seat, often folding, as one placed near the exit door of an aircraft … Australian English dictionary
jump seat — noun Date: circa 1864 1. a movable carriage seat 2. a folding seat between the front and rear seats of a passenger automobile … New Collegiate Dictionary
jump seat — a movable or folding seat, as in a carriage, taxicab, or limousine, used as an extra seat. [1860 65, Amer.] * * * … Universalium