What is bed?

  • (noun): A depression forming the ground under a body of water.
    Example: "He searched for treasure on the ocean bed"
    Synonyms: bottom
    See also — Additional definitions below


A bed ( listen) is a piece of furniture used as a place to sleep, relax, or engage in sexual relations.

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Bed Frames
... Bed frames, also called bed steads, are made of wood or metal ... For heavy duty or larger frames (such as for queen- and king-sized beds), the bed frame also includes a center support rail ... Types of bed frames include platform – typically used without a box spring captain – has drawers beneath the frame to make use of the space between the ...
Pau De Arara - Flat Bed Truck
... a designation given in the Northeast Brazil to a flat bed truck adapted for passenger transportation ... The truck's bed is equipped with narrow wooden benches and a canvas canopy ...
Ghost Beside My Bed
... Ghost Beside My Bed was the second single released by the American progressive rock band Altered State Feb 2, 1992 from their debut "Altered State" ... "Ghost Beside My Bed" reached #1 at Rock Radio in 1992 in California, New York, Arizona and Florida ... "Ghost Beside My Bed" written by Gregory Markel Altered State (album) August 27, 1991 Warner Bros ...
Bedbug - History
... Bed bugs were mentioned in ancient Greece as early as 400 BC, and were later mentioned by Aristotle ... Natural History, first published circa 77 AD in Rome, claimed bed bugs had medicinal value in treating ailments such as snake bites and ear infections ... Belief in the medicinal use of bed bugs persisted until at least the 18th century, when Guettard recommended their use in the treatment of hysteria.) Bed ...
Kip (trampolining)
... or bounce, alongside the performer and by timing their actions in the bed will be able to either increase, decrease, or simply stabilise the level of bounce ... whilst the coach is in contact with the trampoline bed they will bend their knees and then depress the bed downwards either in time with the performers landing in order to create a ...

More definitions of "bed":

  • (noun): (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock).
    Example: "They found a bed of standstone"
  • (noun): Single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance.
    Example: "Slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
    Synonyms: layer
  • (noun): The flat surface of a printing press on which the type form is laid in the last stage of producing a newspaper or magazine or book etc..
  • (noun): A foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track.
    Example: "The track bed had washed away"
  • (noun): A stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit.
    Synonyms: seam
  • (noun): A plot of ground in which plants are growing.
    Example: "The gardener planted a bed of roses"
  • (verb): Place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil.
  • (noun): A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep.
    Example: "He sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"
  • (verb): Furnish with a bed.
    Example: "The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals"
  • (verb): Put to bed.
    Example: "The children were bedded at ten o'clock"

Famous quotes containing the word bed:

    A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.
    Marlene Dietrich (1904–1992)

    The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    When I was your age I went to bed right after supper. Sometimes I went to bed before supper. Sometimes I went without supper and didn’t go to bed at all.
    S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Horsefeathers, a wisecrack made to his son Frank (Zeppo Marx)