box spring
noun Date: 1865 a bedspring that consists of spiral springs attached to a foundation and enclosed in a cloth-covered frame

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  • box spring — box′ spring n. fur an upholstered bedspring composed of a number of helical springs, each in a cylindrical cloth pocket • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • box spring — ☆ box spring n. a bedspring consisting of a boxlike, cloth enclosed frame containing rows of coil springs fastened together and to the frame …   English World dictionary

  • Box-spring — This article is about the frame used to support a mattress. For the spring in Yellowstone Park, see Box Spring. A box spring is a type of bed base typically consisting of a sturdy wooden frame covered in cloth, and containing springs. Usually the …   Wikipedia

  • box spring — noun a coiled bedspring in a frame that is covered with cloth • Hypernyms: ↑bedspring * * * noun : a bedspring that consists of spiral springs attached to a foundation and enclosed in a cloth covered frame * * * an upholstered bedspring composed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • box-spring — noun Any of a set of spiral springs set into a box spring …   Wiktionary

  • box spring — noun A box shaped frame into which is a set of spiral springs, upon which rests a bed mattress …   Wiktionary

  • box spring — an upholstered bedspring composed of a number of helical springs, each in a cylindrical cloth pocket. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • box spring — set of bedsprings in a cloth covered frame (usually placed beneath a mattress for extra support) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • box spring — noun each of a set of vertical springs housed in a frame in a mattress …   English new terms dictionary

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