mattress mattress  /ˈmæ trəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a large thick pad filled with resilient material and often incorporating coiled springs, used as a bed or part of a bed

Usage(s):

  1. A cross section of Green Sleep's Vimala mattress, layered for firmness.
  2. In a new home for the deaf at Gorlitz, Silesia, to warn the inmates of fire, every mattress was equipped with a shaker, electrically agitated.
  3. The only mattress they really expect to sell is that mattress on sale.

News

  1. Memory Foam Mattress Review Guide Released by Mattress Inquirer

    Bed blog Mattress-Inquirer.com announces their latest guide, an introduction on how to find the best memory foam mattress review sources. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/best-memory-foam/mattress-review-sources/prweb10837712.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Mattress Firm Participates in Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s National Call-In Day

    Mattress Firm, Inc., the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailer, today announced that it expects more than 500 company employees to participate in the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s National Call-In Day on June 18th.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Mattress Warehouse opens 150th store

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A locally based business just announced the opening of its 150th store. Mattress Warehouses landmark store is in Louisville, Ky. -- the hometown of Kim Knopf, the woman who founded the company 30 years ago. In 1983, Knopf opened he...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

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Quotes

  1. With his staff "bunkered down around the mattress" of his hotel room, Lombardi said Thursday he was busy fielding calls from as many as 20 teams, and weighing whether to trade the pick or use it on one of a solid corps of defense prospects...
    on Jun 19, 2008 By: Dean Lombardi Source: USA Today

  2. Pacino is now "very rich, maybe because he never spends any money; he just puts it in his mattress," Coppola told GQ magazine.
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Francis Ford Coppola Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "So much so that when my wife and I bought a new mattress a number of years ago -- and I'm not proud of this -- but I think I knew more about mattresses than the guys at Sit 'n Sleep," Brooks said. "I went to a mattress store and in four...
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Albert Brooks Source: CNN

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