Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 23:56
reseat (third-person singular simple present reseats, present participle reseating, simple past and past participle reseated)
- (transitive) To provide (e.g. a room) with more, or new, seats.
- We should reseat this cinema - the old seats are worn.
- (transitive) To seat (someone) again, to give somebody a different seat.
- We have to reseat you, sir: this seat is reserved for the guest speaker.
- (intransitive) To sit down again.
- I reseated after standing up to applaud the prizewinner.
- (transitive, electronics) To plug (something) back into its socket.
- Try reseating your video adapter, and see if that fixes your computer's problems.
- (transitive, engineering) To fit (something, especially a valve) back into its place.
- To ensure that there are no leaks, clean the surfaces before you reseat the valve.