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A vehicle or aircraft for one person.
- ‘As has been stated above one of the main fuel tanks was removed from the fuselage in order to adapt the aircraft from its original single-seater design.’
- ‘A single-seater aircraft, it looked rather tiny, but the 37 mm cannon in its nose, its barrel protruding through the propeller boss, was not.’
- ‘The single-seater car is also equipped with a tape recorder which keeps playing pre-recorded messages about cricket history.’
- ‘It certainly is much better than a single-seater car, especially Formula One where the spray has a dramatic impact upon driver vision.’
- ‘Wilbur reportedly won the right over his brother to pilot their hand-built single-seater plane on the toss of a coin.’
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