Furniture

  • 1 furniture — ► NOUN 1) the movable articles that are used to make a room or building suitable for living or working in, such as tables, chairs, or desks. 2) the small accessories or fittings that are required for a particular task or function: door furniture …

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  • 2 Furniture — Fur ni*ture, n. [F. fourniture. See {Furnish}, v. t.] 1. That with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment. [1913 Webster] The form and all the furniture of the earth. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] The thoughts which make …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 furniture — fur‧ni‧ture [ˈfɜːnɪtʆə ǁ ˈfɜːrnɪtʆər] noun [uncountable] PROPERTY large movable objects such as chairs, tables, and beds that you use in a room to make it comfortable to live or work in: • The store sells everything from office furniture to paper …

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  • 4 furniture — 1520s, act of furnishing, from M.Fr. fourniture, from fournir furnish (see FURNISH (Cf. furnish)). Sense of chairs, tables, etc.; household stuff (1570s) is unique to English; most other European languages derive their words for this from L.… …

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  • 5 furniture — [n] household property appliance, appointment, bed, bookcase, buffet, bureau, cabinet, chair, chattel, chest, commode, couch, counter, cupboard, davenport, desk, dresser, effect, equipment, fittings, furnishing, goods, highboy, hutch, movables,… …

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  • 6 furniture — [fʉr′ni chər] n. [Fr fourniture < fournir, FURNISH] 1. Obs. the act of furnishing 2. the things, usually movable, in a room, apartment, etc. which equip it for living, as chairs, sofas, tables, beds, etc. 3. the necessary equipment of a… …

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  • 7 furniture — furnitureless, adj. /ferr ni cheuhr/, n. 1. the movable articles, as tables, chairs, desks or cabinets, required for use or ornament in a house, office, or the like. 2. fittings, apparatus, or necessary accessories for something. 3. equipment for …

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  • 8 Furniture — For the UK band, see Furniture (band). A dining table for two Furniture is the mass noun for the movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating and sleeping in beds, to hold objects at a convenient height for work… …

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  • 9 furniture — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ antique, period ▪ an 18th century town house, complete with period furniture ▪ contemporary, modern ▪ fine, quality …

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  • 10 Furniture + 2 — Infobox Album Name = Furniture + 2 Type = ep Artist = Fugazi Released = October 2001 Recorded = January–February 2001 at Inner Ear Studios Genre = Post hardcore Length = 8:51 Label = Dischord Producer = Ian McKaye, Don Zientara, Fugazi Reviews =… …

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  • 11 furniture — n. 1) to upholster furniture 2) antique; garden, lawn, outdoor, patio; modem; office; period; secondhand, used; unfinished (esp. AE) furniture 3) an article, piece, stick of furniture * * * [ fɜːnɪtʃə] garden lawn modern office outdoor …

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  • 12 furniture — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Movable equipment for office, home, etc. See also light, music. Nouns 1. furniture, [home] furnishings, household effects, movables. 2. seat, throne, dais; [Adirondack, Bath, Barcelona, barber, basket,… …

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  • 13 furniture*/*/ — [ˈfɜːnɪtʃə] noun [U] the chairs, tables, beds, cupboards etc that you put in a room or house so that you can live in it modern/antique furniture[/ex] • Furniture is never used in the plural and cannot be used with a: That s a lovely piece of… …

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  • 14 furniture —    Archaeological finds of the remains of ancient Mesopotamian furniture are relatively few, mainly because most furniture items were made of wood, reeds, and other highly perishable materials. Most of the evidence for such items comes from… …

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  • 15 furniture — n. 1 the movable equipment of a house, room, etc., e.g. tables, chairs, and beds. 2 Naut. a ship s equipment, esp. tackle etc. 3 accessories, e.g. the handles and lock of a door. 4 Printing pieces of wood or metal placed round or between type to… …

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  • 16 furniture — There was a big difference between the furniture of Solomon s palace (1 Kgs. 7:7) and the simple and sparse furniture of a Palestinian household where only the essentials for eating, sleeping, and sitting were provided perhaps also a lamp… …

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  • 17 furniture — fur|ni|ture W3S2 [ˈfə:nıtʃə US ˈfə:rnıtʃər] n [U] [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: fourniture, from Old French furnir; FURNISH] large objects such as chairs, tables, beds, and cupboards ▪ I helped him choose the furniture for his house. ▪ I… …

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  • 18 furniture — [[t]fɜ͟ː(r)nɪtʃə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) N UNCOUNT Furniture consists of large objects such as tables, chairs, or beds that are used in a room for sitting or lying on or for putting things on or in. Each piece of furniture in their home suited the style… …

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  • 19 FURNITURE —    Analysis of original artifacts and artistic representations has shown a range of Etruscan furniture, which included six types of couch (kline), six types of throne, and a range of folding seats, stools, and footstools. Given the funerary or… …

    Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • 20 furniture — fur|ni|ture [ fɜrnıtʃər ] noun uncount *** the chairs, tables, beds, etc. that you put in a room or house so you can live in it: modern/antique furniture part of the furniture HUMOROUS someone who has lived or worked somewhere for a long time …

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