General English

General Science

  • noun sediment in different layers


  • noun materials such as straw, shavings or sand, used as litter for animals to lie on
  • noun the act of planting out small flower plants into a flower bed


  • A prepared base for masonry or concrete.
  • The lath or other support(s) on which pipe is laid. See also bed (2.) and (3.).

Real Estate

  • noun a layer of material put down under something else, especially to serve as a foundation


  • noun the items, e.g. a mattress, sheets and pillows, that are put on a bed so that somebody can sleep in it