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A bed is a piece of furniture which is used as a place to sleep or relax.Most modern beds consist of a soft, cushioned mattress on a bed frame, the mattress resting either on a solid base, often wood slats, or a sprung base. Many beds include a box spring inner-sprung base, which is a large mattress-sized box containing wood and springs that provide additional support and suspension for the mattress. Beds are available in many sizes, ranging from infant-sized bassinets and cribs, to small beds for a single person or adult, to large queen and king-size beds designed for two people. While most beds are single mattresses on a fixed frame, there are other varieties, such as the murphy bed, which folds into a wall, the sofa bed, which folds out of a sofa, and the bunk bed, which provides two mattresses on two tiers. Temporary beds include the inflatable air mattress and the folding camp cot. Some beds contain neither a padded mattress nor a bed frame, such as the hammock, which is considered one of the most comfortable places to rest while swaying side to side. Some beds are made especially for animals. Beds may have a headboard for resting against, and may have side rails and footboards (or "footers"). "Headboard only" beds may incorporate a "dust ruffle", "bed skirt", or "valance sheet" to hide the bed frame. To support the head, a pillow made of a soft, padded material is usually placed on the top of the mattress. Some form of covering blanket is often used to insulate the sleeper, often bed sheets, a quilt, or a duvet, collectively referred to as bedding. Bedding is the removable non-furniture portion of a bed, which enables these components to be washed or aired out..

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Definitions of "bed"

  • A piece of furniture for reclining and sleeping, typically consisting of a flat, rectangular frame and a mattress resting on springs. noun
  • A bedstead. noun
  • A mattress. noun
  • A place where one may sleep; lodging: found bed and board at an inn. noun
  • Accommodations for a single person at a hospital or institution: a maternity ward with 30 beds. noun
  • A time at which one goes to sleep: drank milk before bed. noun
  • A place for lovemaking. noun
  • A marital relationship with its rights and intimacies. noun
  • A small plot of cultivated or planted land: a flower bed. noun
  • An underwater or intertidal area in which a particular organism is established in large numbers: a clam bed; an oyster bed. noun
  • The bottom of a body of water, such as a stream. noun
  • A supporting, underlying, or securing part, especially: noun
  • A layer of food surmounted by another kind of food: tomatoes on a bed of lettuce. noun
  • A foundation of crushed rock or a similar substance for a road or railroad; a roadbed. noun
  • A layer of mortar upon which stones or bricks are laid. noun
  • Printing The heavy table of a printing press in which the type form is placed. noun
  • The part of a truck, trailer, or freight car designed to carry loads. noun
  • Geology A rock mass of large horizontal extent bounded, especially above, by physically different material. noun
  • Geology A deposit, as of ore, parallel to local stratification. noun

The word "bed" in example sentences

I miss this bed when I die lie me here in this bed~ where I died a thousand times before where I saw stars and danced and stretched and writhed and sang and swore and called out to a god oh yes ... this bed where. [wendchymes Diary Entry]

I disappeared inside my head in this bed where our children were sculpted here, where they first slept, in this bed~ where we feasted yes oh yes all this and more happened in this magnificently simple bed of hardwood and cool. [wendchymes Diary Entry]

I found the slips of paper which represented, for example, "doll," "is," "on," "bed" and placed each name on its object; then I put my doll on the bed with the words _is_, _on_, _bed_ arranged beside the doll, thus making a sentence of the words, and at the same time carrying out the idea of the sentence with the things themselves.. [Stories of Achievement, Volume IV (of 6) Authors and Journalists]

_To bed, to bed_ was the burden of it to be played with accompanable concent upon the virginals.. [Ulysses]

He turned over in his own bed, _his bed_, and smelt the sweet breath of the honeysuckle coming in at the window, heard the thrushes singing their evening song up the street.. [The City of Fire]

I would post something coherent about wider society's contempt of fandom because it's play engaged in by adults (I think it was The Joy Of Sex which said bed was the only time grownups get to play), the relationship between fan fiction (play) and writing for publication (work), the contempt of each age group for the next younger group, and the hierarchies of literary snobbery in my head, but frankly I'm too knackered. *goes back to bed*. [News from the House of Sticks -]

# posted by Maree : June 16, 2007 3:06 AM love the pink/green bed + double chair i'd remove the "sail" from the bed+ paint the walls. [Retro Kids' rooms]

"Well, Miss," said Matilda, not over half re-assured by the words of her mistress -- "it may be nothing, as you say; but, for my part, I never go to bed a single night in the year, without first _looking under the bed_ to see that nobody is hid away there.. [Venus in Boston; A Romance of City Life]

The term 'bed blocker' tends to imply the patient is the cause of the problem, but Dr Donald emphasised that was not the case.. [Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph]

Wow, does that mean that being Canadian, in bed, is just plain rude?. [Bonnie Fuller: Why Duke University's Karen Owen Is the Sexual Oversharer of All Time! And Good Luck Getting a Job!]

Coffee in bed is the best way to start your birthday!. [se reposer sur ses lauriers - French Word-A-Day]

Or him sleeping next to me in bed is the WORST THING EVER, he kicks me all night.. [How To Feed A Baby And Not Lose Consciousness Trying | Her Bad Mother]

The dogs have body temperatures several degrees hotter than most breeds and snuggling up to one in bed is like having a hot water bottle beside you.. [Did You Know? Mexico is home to oldest indigenous American domesticated dog breed.]

The view as I sit up in bed is the one you see on the blog, top left all the time and it's one that would keep me happily snuggled under the duvet reading all day if I let it.. [46 entries from January 2008]

And the person who smiles at you and expects you to play basketball well, or do math, or be hot in bed, is always also the person who thought you got into college because of affirmative action, or who will, when the chips are down, finally pull out a "negative" stereotype.. [10 Mistakes]

His idea of what people do in bed is vastly different from mine.. [Dru Blood - I believe in the inherent goodness of all beings: January 2005 Archives]

Bed Translates

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(i). yatak, karyola; çiçeklik, tarh; yığın; evlenme; nehir yatağı; tabaka, kat (kaya,arazi); mezar. bed linen yatak takımları. bed and board yiyecek ve yatacak yer, iaşe ve ibateş confined to bed yatağa düşmüş. go to bed yatmak. make a bed yatak yapmak. marriage bed. gelin yatağı. put to bed yatırmak. railroad bed demiryolu yatağı. separate from bed and board yatak ve sofradan ayırmak (karı,koca).(i). yatak, karyola; çiçeklik, tarh; yığın; evlenme; nehir yatağı; tabaka, kat (kaya,arazi); mezar. bed linen yatak takımları. bed and board yiyecek ve yatacak yer, iaşe ve ibateş confined to bed yatağa düşmüş. go to bed yatmak. make a bed yatak yapmak. marriage bed. gelin yatağı. put to bed yatırmak. railroad bed demiryolu yatağı. separate from bed and board yatak ve sofradan ayırmak (karı,koca).

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