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Word: recline

Definition: lie down


Sentences Containing 'recline'

And then when the repast is over and the tables removed, for the knight to recline in the chair, picking his teeth perhaps as usual, and a damsel, much lovelier than any of the others, to enter unexpectedly by the chamber door, and herself by his side, and begin to tell him what the castle is, and how she is held enchanted there, and other things that amaze the knight and astonish the readers who are perusing his history.
Cushioned seats will recline flat into the floor to maximize room for floating.
On-board Garuda's Airbus A330 series aircraft, the Executive Class cabin are equipped with flat-bed seats on the older Airbus A330-200 and lie-flat seats on all Airbus A330-300 and newer A330-200 aircraft. These seats feature a 6-degree incline, 74" seat pitch and a recline of up to 180 degrees.

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