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Meaning of chair

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put
           his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"
      2: the position of professor; "he was awarded an endowed chair
         in economics" [syn: {professorship}, {chair}]
      3: the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization;
         "address your remarks to the chairperson" [syn: {president},
         {chairman}, {chairwoman}, {chair}, {chairperson}]
      4: an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an
         ordinary seat for one person; "the murderer was sentenced to
         die in the chair" [syn: {electric chair}, {chair}, {death
         chair}, {hot seat}]
      5: a particular seat in an orchestra; "he is second chair
      v 1: act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a
           university; "She chaired the department for many years"
           [syn: {chair}, {chairman}]
      2: preside over; "John moderated the discussion" [syn:
         {moderate}, {chair}, {lead}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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