water bed
noun Date: 1844 a bed whose mattress is a watertight bag filled with water

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  • water bed — n a bed whose mattress is a plastic bag filled with water called also hydrostatic bed * * * a bed with a flexible water containing mattress. The surface of the bed adapts itself to the patient s posture, which leads to greater comfort and fewer… …   Medical dictionary

  • Water bed — Wa ter bed A kind of mattress made of, or covered with, waterproof fabric and filled with water, thus providing uniform support to the body lying on it; also a bed constructed so as to contain such a mattress. It is used in hospitals for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water bed — ☆ water bed n. n. a heavy vinyl bag filled with water and used as a bed or as a mattress in a special bed frame: also waterbed n. * * * …   Universalium

  • water bed — ☆ water bed n. n. a heavy vinyl bag filled with water and used as a bed or as a mattress in a special bed frame: also waterbed n …   English World dictionary

  • water bed — noun a bed with a mattress made of strong plastic that is filled with water • Hypernyms: ↑bed * * * I. noun : a soil or rock layer that is laden with water or through which water percolates; sometimes : a swampy surface area II. noun : a bed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • water bed — a bed with a flexible water containing mattress. The surface of the bed adapts itself to the patient s posture, which leads to greater comfort and fewer bedsores …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • water bed — see waterbed …   English dictionary

  • water-bed — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Water bed heater —   An appliance that uses an electric resistance coil to maintain the temperature of the water in a water bed at a comfortable level.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • Матрац Гидростатический; Матрац Резиновый, Заполненный Водой (Water Bed) — кровать с гибким гидростатическим матрацем. Поверхность матраца легко принимает форму тела больного, так что ему удобно лежать на кровати и у него не образуются пролежни. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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