seating


seating
seating [{{t}}'si:tɪŋ]
noun (UNCOUNT)
(a) (seats) sièges mpl; (benches, pews) bancs mpl;
the seating isn't very comfortable les sièges ne sont pas très confortables
(b) (sitting accommodation) places fpl (assises);
there's additional seating at the back il y a des places (assises) supplémentaires au fond;
there's seating for three hundred in the hall il y a trois cents places dans la salle;
there's seating for eight round this table on peut asseoir huit personnes autour de cette table
(c) (plan) affectation f des places;
who's in charge of the seating? qui est chargé de placer les gens?
(d) (material → cloth, canvas) (tissu m du) siège m; (→ wicker) cannage m
(e) {{}}Technology{{}} (of bearing) logement m; (of valve) siège m
►► seating accommodation nombre m de places assises;
the hall has seating accommodation for eight hundred people la salle a une capacité de huit cents places (assises);
seating arrangements le placement ou la disposition des gens;
seating capacity nombre m de places assises;
the theatre has a seating capacity of five hundred il y a cinq cents places dans le théâtre;
the seating plan (in theatre) plan m de la disposition des places; (at table) plan m de table

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  • seating — UK [ˈsiːtɪŋ] / US [ˈsɪtɪŋ] noun [uncountable] 1) the seats in a public place such as a cinema or on a bus, train etc seating for: The school hall has seating for over 200 people. seating capacity (= the number of people that can sit in a place):… …   English dictionary

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