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for reclining chair
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Recliner \Re*clin"er\ (r[-e]*kl[imac]n"[~e]r), n.
1. One who, or that which, reclines.
2. Specifically: An armchair with a back that can be adjusted
to lean backward, and a footrest that can be moved up to
support the legs, or folded under the chair when the
person is sitting up; the back and footrest are often
geared so that they move together, allowing the chair to
be conveniently adjusted either for sitting up or for
lying back; also called a reclining chair.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an armchair whose back can be lowered and foot can be
raised to allow the sitter to recline in it [syn:
recliner, reclining chair, lounger]
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