Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 287 results

BEd British & World English

Bachelor of Education

bed British & World English

A piece of furniture for sleep or rest, typically a framework with a mattress

bed-hop British & World English

Engage in successive casual sexual affairs

pay bed British & World English

(In the UK) a hospital bed for private patients in a National Health Service hospital

bed joint British & World English

A horizontal layer of mortar underneath a layer of masonry

bed linen British & World English

Sheets, pillowcases, and duvet covers

bed rest British & World English

Confinement of an invalid to bed as part of treatment

bunk bed British & World English

A piece of furniture consisting of two beds, one above the other, that form a unit

camp bed British & World English

A folding portable bed, typically made of canvas stretched over a metal frame

nail bed British & World English

The formative layer of cells underlying the fingernail or toenail

reed bed British & World English

An area of water or marshland dominated by reeds

test bed British & World English

A piece of equipment used for testing new machinery, especially aircraft engines

sofa bed British & World English

A sofa that can be converted into a bed, typically for occasional use

twin bed British & World English

One of a pair of matching single beds, particularly in a hotel or guest room intended for two people

bed-warmer British & World English

A device for warming a bed, typically a metal pan filled with warm coals

bed-wetting British & World English

Involuntary urination during the night

filter bed British & World English

A tank or pond containing a layer of sand or gravel, used for filtering large quantities of liquid

feather bed British & World English

A bed that has a mattress stuffed with feathers

flower bed British & World English

A garden plot in which flowers are grown

oyster bed British & World English

A part of the sea bottom where oysters breed or are bred

sleigh bed British & World English

A bed resembling a sleigh, with outward curving head- and footboards

string bed British & World English

(In India) a charpoy

tanning bed British & World English

An apparatus used for tanning, consisting of a bank of sunlamp tubes, typically horizontal for lying on, with another above

truckle bed British & World English

A low bed on wheels that can be stored under a larger bed

bed-blocking British & World English

The long-term occupation of hospital beds, chiefly by elderly people, due to a shortage of suitable care elsewhere

die in bed in die1 British & World English

Undergo death from natural causes

die in bed British & World English

Undergo death from natural causes

fluidized bed British & World English

A layer of a fluidized solid, used in chemical processes and in the efficient burning of coal for power generation

platform bed British & World English

A bed consisting of a mattress supported by a platform, which sometimes contains drawers for storage

Hollywood bed British & World English

A bed consisting of a mattress on a box spring supported on short legs, often with an upholstered headboard

bed of nails in bed British & World English

A board with nails pointing out of it, as lain on by fakirs and ascetics

in bed with in bed British & World English

Having sexual intercourse with

keep one's bed in bed British & World English

Stay in bed because of illness

bed of nails British & World English

A board with nails pointing out of it, as lain on by fakirs and ascetics

in bed with British & World English

Having sexual intercourse with

bed in in bed British & World English

Settle down and become established

apple-pie bed in apple pie British & World English

A bed which, as a practical joke, has been made with one of the sheets folded back on itself so that a person’s legs cannot be stretched out

apple-pie bed British & World English

A bed which, as a practical joke, has been made with one of the sheets folded back on itself so that a person’s legs cannot be stretched out

bed and board in bed British & World English

Lodging and food, typically forming part of someone’s wages

bed and board British & World English

Lodging and food, typically forming part of someone’s wages

keep one's bed British & World English

Stay in bed because of illness

flat-bed press British & World English

A press in which a rotating cylinder equipped with paper makes contact with a horizontal printing surface

bed down in bed British & World English

Settle down to sleep or rest for the night in an improvised place

a bed of roses in bed British & World English

Used in reference to a situation or activity that is comfortable or easy

put someone to bed in bed British & World English

Prepare someone, typically a child, for rest in bed

put something to bed in bed British & World English

Make a newspaper or book ready for press

take to one's bed in bed British & World English

Stay in bed because of illness

a bed of roses British & World English

Used in reference to a situation or activity that is comfortable or easy


Page: 1 2 3 ... 6