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ejection seat

noun [C] uk   ( UK also ejector seat,   /ɪˈdʒek.təˌsiːt/    /-tɚ-/) us  
a seat that can throw out the person flying an aircraft if they suddenly have to leave it because they are in danger
Translations of “ejection seat”
in Chinese (Traditional) (危急情況下將人從飛機中彈出的)彈射座椅…
in Chinese (Simplified) (危急情况下将人从飞机中弹出的)弹射坐椅…
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