auditorium seating

English translation: higher seating

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English term or phrase:auditorium seating
English translation:higher seating
Entered by: Abdelmonem Samir

14:18 Jul 29, 2007
English to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / automotive articles\ journalistic style
English term or phrase: auditorium seating
jeep auditorium third-row seating offers all passengers superb forward visibility.
Abdelmonem Samir
Local time: 21:08
higher seating
Explanation:
I believe it means that the seats are somewhat higher than the ones in front of them, just like in an auditorium.
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Ghyslaine LE NAGARD
New Caledonia
Local time: 06:08
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3 +3higher seating
Ghyslaine LE NAGARD


  

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higher seating


Explanation:
I believe it means that the seats are somewhat higher than the ones in front of them, just like in an auditorium.

Ghyslaine LE NAGARD
New Caledonia
Local time: 06:08
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  kmtext: They'll also be set farther in so that people sitting in them aren't staring at the back of the head of the person in front.
54 mins

agree  Robert Fox
4 hrs

agree  Elena Aleksandrova
4 hrs

disagree  Els Spin: I believe it's about seats that can be pushed down and fold back to vertical automatically, like in a London cab (or auditorium, theatre and whatnot).
6 hrs

agree  Caroline Moreno: and in US English we say "stadium seating" for what Els Spin describes
12 hrs
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