from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Bedclothes.
- n. Material, especially straw, on which animals sleep.
- n. A bottom layer; a foundation.
- n. Geology Stratification of rocks into beds.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The textiles associated with a bed, e.g., sheets, pillowcases, bedspreads, blankets, etc.
- n. Any material used by or provided to animals to lie on.
- n. a structure occurring in granite and similar massive rocks that allows them to split in well-defined planes horizontally or parallel to the land surface
- n. the temporary planting of fast-growing plants into flower beds to create colourful, temporary, seasonal displays, during spring, summer or winter
- v. Present participle of bed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bed and its furniture; the materials of a bed, whether for man or beast; bedclothes; litter.
- n. The state or position of beds and layers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of placing in a bed; a putting to bed, especially of a newly married couple. See bed, v. t., 4.
- n. A bed and its furniture; the materials of a bed, whether for man or beast.
- n. In geology, as used by most geologists, the exact equivalent of stratification, or occurrence in strata or beds. See bed, bedded, and lamination.
- n. In building, a foundation or bottom layer of any kind.
- n. The seat in which a steam-boiler rests.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. material used to provide a bed for animals
- n. coverings that are used on a bed
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