ETYM Old Eng. sete, Icel. saeti; akin to Swed. säte, Dan. saede, Mid. High Germ. sâze, as. set, setl, and Eng. sit. Related to Sit, Settle.
1. A center of authority (as a city from which authority is exercised).
2. A space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane); SYN. place.
3. Any support where one can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which one sit).
4. Furniture that is designed for sitting on.
5. The cloth that covers the buttocks.
One workstation or computer, in the context of software licensing on a per-seat basis. See also license agreement, workstation (definition 1).
1. To be able to seat
2. To provide with seats, as of a concert hall, for example.
3. To put a seat on a chair.
4. To show to a seat; assign a seat for:; SYN. sit, sit down.
To insert a piece of hardware fully and position it correctly in a computer or affiliated equipment, as in seating a single inline memory module (SIMM) in its socket.