air bed
airbed air"bed`, air bed air" bed` A sack or mattress inflated with air, and used as a bed.

Syn: air mattress, air-bed [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • air bed — air ,bed noun count a MATTRESS (=plastic or cloth bag) that you fill with air to make a type of temporary bed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • air-bed — airˈ bed noun An inflated mattress • • • Main Entry: ↑air …   Useful english dictionary

  • air bed — a bed made by inflating a mattresslike bag. * * * air bed UK US noun [countable] [singular air bed plural air beds] a mattress (=plastic or cloth bag) that you fill with air to make a type of temporary bed …   Useful english dictionary

  • air bed — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms air bed : singular air bed plural air beds a mattress (= plastic or cloth bag) that you fill with air to make a type of temporary bed …   English dictionary

  • air bed — /ˈɛə bɛd/ (say air bed) noun an inflatable mattress …   Australian English dictionary

  • air bed — noun A bed that is inflated with air and used as a permanent or temporary bed. They are adjustable, and sometimes portable. Syn: air mattress …   Wiktionary

  • air bed — a bed with a mattress whose upper surface is perforated with thousands of holes, through which air is forced under pressure. The patient is thus supported, like a hovercraft, on a cushion of air. This type of bed is invaluable for the treatment… …   Medical dictionary

  • air bed — a bed with a mattress whose upper surface is perforated with thousands of holes, through which air is forced under pressure. The patient is thus supported, like a hovercraft, on a cushion of air. This type of bed is invaluable for the treatment… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • air bed — matters filled with air and used as a bed; inflatable mattress …   English contemporary dictionary

  • air bed — a bed made by inflating a mattresslike bag. * * * …   Universalium

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