Chair

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Definition

a chair: a seat; a piece of furniture with a seat, legs and a back to sit on
noun

the chair (of the Science department): the highest post, the leader, the head (of the Science department)
noun

to chair (a meeting): to preside over, to direct (a meeting)
verb

Examples

  • "I was sitting innocently at my desk, daydreaming about my statue, when suddenly and inexplicably I fell out of my chair and on to the floor."
  • "(sound of Icarus falling off his chair)"
  • "Why did you break a chair on my head?"
  • "I will chair the meeting today."
  • "I left the replacement keyboard on the big leather chair in your office."
  • "As I sat in the barber's chair"
  • "Let me just get a chair."
  • "I had an accident on that chair."
  • "The seven billion dollar deal had been in the works for months, says Professor Ping 'Pong' Faan, chair of the economics department at Beijing University."

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