Definition of Mattress. Meaning of Mattress. Synonyms of Mattress

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Definition of Mattress

Mattress
Mattress Mat"tress, n. [OF. materas, F. matelas, LL. matratium; cf. Sp. & Pg. almadraque, Pr. almatrac; all from Ar. ma[.t]rah a place where anything is thrown, what is thrown under something, fr. [.t]araha to throw.] 1. A quilted bed; a bed stuffed with hair, moss, or other suitable material, and quilted or otherwise fastened. [Written also matress.] 2. (Hydraulic Engin.) A mass of interwoven brush, poles, etc., to protect a bank from being worn away by currents or waves.

Meaning of Mattress from wikipedia

- mattress is a large, rectangular pad for supporting the reclining body, designed to be used as a bed or on a bed frame, as part of a bed. Mattresses may...
- Standard bed sizes are based on standard mattress sizes, which vary from country to country. Bed sizes also vary according to the size and degree of ornamentation...
- Mattress Firm Inc. is an American retailing company and mattress store chain founded on July 4, 1986. The headquarters of the company is located in Houston...
- Stone Mattress is a short fiction collection by the Canadian author Margaret Atwood, published in 2014. Atwood describes the pieces in the collection as...
- on memory foam pillows, beds, and mattress pads. A memory foam mattress is usually denser than other foam mattresses, making it both more supportive and...
- Mattress Performance (Carry That Weight) (2014–2015) was a work of endurance performance art by Emma Sulkowicz, conducted as their senior thesis during...
- mattress (or orthopaedic mattress) is a mattress designed to support the joints, back and overall body. As its name suggests, an orthopaedic mattress...
- A mattress is a soft, cushioned pad on which a person can lie and sleep. Mattress may also refer to: "Mattress" (Glee), an episode of Glee Mattress (rocket)...
- A mattress pad, mattress topper, or underpad is designed to lie atop a mattress. Made primarily from foam, its function is to provide a layer of comfort...
- A waterbed, water mattress, or flotation mattress is a bed or mattress filled with water. Waterbeds intended for medical therapies appear in various reports...
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