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Furthest back.‘the rearmost door’
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- ‘Those rearmost seats are not really designed for lanky adults with healthy appetites, who would struggle to shoehorn themselves into the allotted space.’
- ‘Even in the rearmost car, we ended up having to stand in the doorway.’
- ‘After reaching the rearmost position, exhale and slowly return your arms to the start position under control.’
- ‘The rearmost safety position locks the striker, trigger and the bolt, while the center position locks only the striker, allowing the bolt to be worked for loading or unloading.’
- ‘You can substitute the rearmost two seats with a three seater bench, giving a total of eight seats.’
- ‘This is particularly the case for African Americans, whose general economic starting points have been rearmost in our society because of slavery and its long racialist aftermath.’
- ‘The centre seats slide, recline or fold and the rearmost ones easily fold into the floor.’
- ‘The early rifles produced in Russia and in France were originally equipped with a finger spur extending from the rear of the trigger guard to the rearmost portion of the stock wrist.’
- ‘If you are using the rearmost seats, you just unclip the whole blind from its mountings and put it away.’
- ‘Had the rearmost hoof of the filly been a few inches left or right of where it landed, then Fallon's injuries might have been much more serious and the championship would be effectively over.’
- ‘The rearmost row of boxes toppled from the back of the truck, crashing onto the road, and Ian glanced behind him as the thin cop shouted in surprise.’
- ‘They slit the tarpaulins of the rearmost trailer and offload goods.’
- ‘The first corps to contact the enemy engaged him at once while the other corps came into action along the flanks and the rearmost corps remained reserve.’
- ‘The middle seat slides forward and folds to gain access to the rearmost seats’
- ‘Second row legroom is particularly good and the middle seats will take three adults in comfort, though the rearmost two are best left to the younger set.’
- ‘Survival decreases more steeply for rearmost positions due to stochastic factors differentially affecting mortality of subordinate sibs.’
- ‘Expandable sealers are used in critical spots in the pillars and rockers, and balloon weather seals at the rearmost hood edges prevent engine noise from escaping toward the cabin.’
- ‘Oscillations of the front of the prime mover and rear of the rearmost trailer were common throughout the tests as shown in Figure 14.’
- ‘He took a seat in the rearmost pew and stared straight up at the graceful geometry of the vaulted ceiling.’
- ‘All but the rearmost portion of the slide was too hot to hold but the frame never got that warm.’
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