BED

  1. (abbreviation) .  (initialism of, banana equivalent dose) .
  2. Noun.  A piece of furniture, usually flat and soft, to sleep on.
  3. Noun.  (uncountable) One's bed, or a bed as a general place or concept.
  4. Noun.  A prepared spot to spend the night in, as in camping bed.
  5. Noun.  A garden plot, as in "bed of roses".
  6. Noun.  The bottom of a lake or other body of water, as in "sea bed".
  7. Noun.  An area where a large number of oysters, mussels, or other sessile shellfish is found.
  8. Noun.  A flat surface or layer on which something else is to be placed.
  9. Noun.  A foundation or supporting surface formed of a fluid.
  10. Noun.  The platform of a truck, trailer, railcar, or other vehicle that supports the load to be hauled.
  11. Noun.  A deposit of ore, coal etc.
  12. Noun.  (geology) the smallest division of a geologic formation or stratigraphic rock series marked by well-defined divisional planes (bedding planes) separating it from layers above and below.
  13. Noun.  A shaped piece of timber to hold a cask clear of a ship’s floor; a pallet.
  14. Noun.  A piece of music, normally instrumental, over which a Radio DJ talks.
  15. Verb.  To go to a sleeping bed.
  16. Verb.  To put oneself to sleep.
  17. Verb.  To settle, as machinery.
  18. Verb.  To set in a soft matrix, as paving stones in sand, or tiles in cement.
  19. Verb.  To set out plants in a garden bed.
  20. Verb.  (slang) To have sexual intercourse with. (defdate, from early 14th c.) .

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