a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track
"the track bed had washed away"
the flat surface of a printing press on which the type form is laid in the last stage of producing a newspaper or magazine or book etc.
single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
"slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
"he worked in the coal beds"
(geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock)
"they found a bed of sandstone"
a depression forming the ground under a body of water
"he searched for treasure on the ocean bed"
a plot of ground in which plants are growing
"the gardener planted a bed of roses"
a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
"he sat on the edge of the bed"
"the room had only a bed and chair"
prepare for sleep
"I usually turn in at midnight"
"He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"
- go to bed - turn in - crawl in - kip down - hit the hay - hit the sack - sack out - go to sleep
have sexual intercourse with
"This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"
"Adam knew Eve"
"Were you ever intimate with this man?"
- sleep together - roll in the hay - make out - make love - sleep with - get laid - have sex - do it - be intimate - have intercourse - have it away - have it off - lie with - have a go at it - get it on
put to bed
"The children were bedded at ten o'clock"
place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil
furnish with a bed
"The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals"