A projection upon which the occupants can rest or support their arms. Usually located on the door panel and sometimes in the center of the front seats or the center of the rear seat.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • armrest — UK [ˈɑː(r)mˌrest] / US [ˈɑrmrest] noun [countable] Word forms armrest : singular armrest plural armrests the part of a seat on which you rest your arm …   English dictionary

  • Armrest — An armrest (or arm rest) is a feature found in most modern automobiles on which the occupants can rest their arms. Armrests are commonly placed between the front car seats on the driver and passenger side of the vehicle. Sometimes one or two… …   Wikipedia

  • armrest — arm|rest [ armrest ] noun count the part of a seat on which you rest your arm …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • armrest — noun Date: circa 1889 a support for the arm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • armrest — /ahrm rest /, n. a projecting, often padded support for the forearm, as at the side of a chair or sofa or between seats in a theater, car, or airplane. Also called arm. [1885 90; ARM1 + REST1] * * * …   Universalium

  • armrest — noun a part of a seat designed to support the arm …   Wiktionary

  • armrest — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)mrest[/t]] armrests also arm rest N COUNT The armrests on a chair are the two pieces on either side that support your arms when you are sitting down …   English dictionary

  • armrest — n. part of a chair which supports the sitter s arms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • armrest — smarter …   Anagrams dictionary

  • armrest — noun an arm of a chair or other seat …   English new terms dictionary

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