seatback (plural seatbacks)
- The usually vertical portion of a chair or similar piece of furniture that supports the back.
- 1968, Popular Mechanics (volume 130, number 6, December 1968, page 20)
- The Institute adds that seatback width can be reduced considerably to improve visibility without sacrificing support strength and antiwhiplash protection.
2009, January 1, “Stephen Milioti”, in The Hand Points the Way:
- The collection, called Kinesis, features a chair with a sensuous seatback and arms; the sleek lines look as if they would be at home in a Porsche.