Definition of seating in English:

seating

noun

  • 1The seats with which a building or room is provided.

    ‘the restaurant has seating for 80’
    • ‘Reserved seating for the Derby will also increase by between $5 and $25.’
    • ‘The big complaints are delays and cancellations, cramped seating, and overall poor in-flight service.’
    • ‘All customers are provided with assigned seating and a generous 20 kg baggage allowance.’
    • ‘As limited seating is available, booking is essential.’
    • ‘More comfortable seating is being installed and the range of food is being updated.’
    • ‘The tiered seating is protected with a cantilevered roof structure that hovers over the stadium.’
    • ‘Kindly note that limited seating will be offered at this event that is both free and for members only.’
    • ‘Site entrances and the footpath network will be improved and new seating installed.’
    • ‘The east-facing front porch provides plenty of comfortable seating for basking in early-morning sunlight.’
    • ‘Tables in the lunch room were marked like assigned seating between the different cliques.’
    • ‘The cutlery is good quality and the bench seating has cushions.’
    • ‘Waiting areas will open on to these courtyards and the cafeteria will provide outdoor seating.’
    • ‘The flat terrace simplifies the assembly of temporary seating and assists with crowd management.’
    • ‘But when we finally made it, we found ourselves in a lodge-like wood-panelled room offering seating for about 50 diners.’
    • ‘In Britain, rural public transportation is often provided with postal vans offering seating for regular passengers.’
    • ‘The only seating in the main room of the basement was a single back support pillow, so we took seats on the floor.’
    • ‘Limited seating will be offered at this exclusive event and prior reservation is essential.’
    • ‘Farrell also said that Atlanta Bread would offer breakfast, lunch and dinner and also provide some outdoor seating.’
    • ‘There would also be a 400m athletic track outside with covered seating for spectators.’
    • ‘The first and second row offer first-class seating.’
    seats, room, places, chairs, seating accommodation, accommodation
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  • 2An act or time of providing seats, especially at a restaurant or performance venue.

    ‘lunch seatings are from 11 am to 12:30 pm only’
    • ‘With the Governor-General absent, the Prime Minister would be able to move up one place in the procession and in the seating of the official party on the dais.’
    • ‘There's a peculiar sort of dance going on with the seating though.’
    • ‘I tried to look happy about the seating and sat down.’
    • ‘Even the seating of McCain, widely regarded as an outspoken maverick Republican, does little to establish the credibility of the panel.’
    • ‘A restaurant cannot limit seating of disabled patrons to one area, for instance.’
    • ‘Yet Princess is the only line offering both formal seatings and dining alternatives.’
    • ‘There is no admission for the party and the seating is first come, first served, but do grab a ticket when you go.’
    • ‘Let's mix up the seating and find yourself a partner for our fun lab experiment today.’
    • ‘He cannot extend its reach to remedy the segregated seating at Shiloh Church.’
    • ‘There was a certain ritual associated with feasts and the seating of guests was of the utmost importance, hence the phrase ‘above and below the salt’.’
    • ‘Arranging the seating alone requires the mathematical ability of Albert Einstein and the tact of a UN peace commissioner.’
    • ‘Once the seating began, we walked through some beautiful scenery to the ‘tunnel of love’ with fish swimming all around us.’
    • ‘The boycott and segregated seating ended in 1957 and initiated a series of desegregation campaigns throughout the city.’
    • ‘Generally, meals on a Nile cruise are served at a specific time, with all passengers being served at a single seating.’
    • ‘In 1964, Democrats debated the seating of segregated state delegations.’
    • ‘And the reservation chairman was Mike Moffatt, long-time professional with the seating and arranging on the evening.’
    • ‘No, you can't arrange the seating in the abbey in alphabetical order.’
    • ‘This immeasurably great power was made real in the world by the resurrection of Jesus and the seating of Jesus at a position of power and honor in the heavenly places.’
    • ‘We went into the theater and Luke insisted on arranging the seating.’
    • ‘Although the seating was not completely segregated, the ventilation in this place is of such high quality that you don't even notice people smoking at the table next to you.’

Pronunciation

seating

/ˈsidɪŋ//ˈsēdiNG/