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Overview of noun bed

The noun bed has 8 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (51) bed

(a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair")

2. (3) bed

(a plot of ground in which plants are growing; "the gardener planted a bed of roses")

3. (2) bed, bottom

(a depression forming the ground under a body of water; "he searched for treasure on the ocean bed")

4. bed

((geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock); "they found a bed of sandstone")

5. seam, bed

(a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit; "he worked in the coal beds")

6. layer, bed

(single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach")

7. bed

(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.)

8. bed

(a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track; "the track bed had washed away")

Overview of adj bedded

The adj bedded has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. stratified, bedded

(deposited or arranged in horizontal layers; "stratified rock")

2. bedded

(having a bed or beds as specified) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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