FURNITURE

   Baby bed, baby’s bed

A small bed for babies; enclosed by sides to prevent the baby from falling

    Bedroom furniture

Furniture intended for use in a bedroom

    Bedframe, bedstead

The framework of a bed

    Bookcase

A piece of furniture with shelves for storing books

Buffet, counter, sideboard

A piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers

Cabinet

A piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display

Bureau, chest, chest of drawers, dresser

Furniture with drawers for keeping clothes

    Dining-room furniture

Furniture intended for use in a dining room

Etagere

A piece of furniture with open shelves for displaying small ornaments

    Fitment

Any of the items furnishing or equipping a room (especially built-in furniture)

Hallstand

A piece of furniture where coats and hats and umbrellas can be hung; usually has a mirror

    Lamp

A piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs

Lawn furniture

Furniture intended for use on a lawn or in a garden

Nest

Furniture pieces made to fit close together

    Office furniture

Furniture intended for use in an office

    Seat

Furniture that is designed for sitting on

    Sectional

A piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together

Sheraton

A furniture style that originated in england around 1800; simple in design with straight lines and classical ornamentation

    Sleeper

A piece of furniture that can be opened up into a bed

    Table

A piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs

    Table

A piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it

    Wall unit

A piece of furniture having several units that stands against one wall of a room

Closet, press, wardrobe

A tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes

Wash-hand stand, washstand

Furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand’ is a british term

    Lord’s table, altar, communion table

The table in christian churches where communion is given

    Armoire

A large wardrobe or cabinet; originally used for storing weapons

    Bassinet

A basket (usually hooded) used as a baby’s bed

    Bed

A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep

Bench

A long seat for more than one person

Bench

(law) the seat for judges in a courtroom

    Booth

A table (in a restaurant or bar) surrounded by two high-backed benches

    Box, box seat

The driver’s seat on a coach

    Box seat

A special seat in a theater or grandstand box

Breakfast table

A table where breakfast is eaten

Card table

A small light table with folding legs; can be folded for storage

    Card table

A table for playing cards (as in a casino)

    Carrycot

Box-shaped baby bed with handles (for a baby to sleep in while being carried)

Chair

A seat for one person, with a support for the back

    Chiffonier, commode

A tall elegant chest of drawers

China cabinet, china closet

A cabinet (usually with glass doors) for storing and displaying china

    Clothes closet, clothespress

A closet where clothes are stored

    Coat closet

A closet for storing outerwear

    Cocktail table, coffee table

Low table where magazines can be placed and coffee or cocktails are served

    Conference table, council board, council table

The table that conferees sit around as they hold a meeting

Console, console table

A small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall

    Counter

Table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted

Cradle

A baby bed with sides and rockers

Credence, credenza

A kind of sideboard or buffet

Cot, crib

Baby bed with high sides made of slats

Desk

A piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments

Dining-room table

Dining-room furniture consisting of a table on which meals can be served

Board, dining table

A table at which meals are served

Dresser

A cabinet with shelves

    Dresser, dressing table, toilet table, vanity

Low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup

    Drop-leaf table

A table that has a drop-leaf to enlarge its surface

    Entertainment center

A wall unit containing sound and television systems

File, file cabinet, filing cabinet

Office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order

    Floor lamp

A lamp that stands on the floor

Gaming table

A table used for gambling; may be equipped with a gameboard and slots for chips

    Gueridon

A small round table

Highboy, tallboy

A tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs

Kitchen table

A table in the kitchen

    Lowboy

A low chest or table with drawers and supported on four legs

Medicine cabinet, medicine chest

Cabinet that holds medicines and toiletries

Cellaret, minibar

Sideboard with compartments for holding bottles

    Operating table

Table on which the patient lies during a surgical operation

Hassock, ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff

Thick cushion used as a seat

Parsons table

A sturdy rectangular table with block legs at the four corners; the top and the legs are the same width

    Pedestal table

A table supported by a single central column

    Pier table

A low table set below a pier glass

Platen

Work table of a machine tool

Billiard table, pool table, snooker table

Game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played

    Reading lamp

A lamp that provides light for reading

    Couch, lounge, sofa

An upholstered seat for more than one person

    Stand

A small table for holding articles of various kinds

    Stool

A simple seat without a back or arms

Table lamp

A lamp that sits on a table

Ping-pong table, pingpong table, table-tennis table

A table used for playing table tennis

    Tea table

A small table for serving afternoon tea

Toilet seat

The hinged seat on a toilet

    Trestle table

A table supported on trestles

Work table, worktable

A table designed for a particular task

armchair

chair with a support on each side for arms

barber chair

a large fixed adjustable chair in which barbers seat their customers

    chair of state

a ceremonial chair for an exalted or powerful person

chaise, chaise longue, daybed

a long chair; for reclining

    Eames chair

a chair designed by Charles Eames; originally made of molded plywood; seat and back shaped to fit the human body

Fighting chair

A fixed chair from which a saltwater angler can fight a hooked fish

Folding chair

A chair that can be folded flat for storage

Feeding chair, highchair

A chair for feeding a very young child; has four long legs and a footrest and a detachable tray

Ladder-back, ladder-back chair

A chair with a ladder-back

    Garden chair, lawn chair

Chair left outside for use on a lawn or in a garden

Rocker, rocking chair

A chair mounted on rockers

    Side chair, straight chair

A straight-backed chair without arms

    Swivel chair

A chair that swivels on its base

    Tablet-armed chair

A chair with an arm that has been widened for writing

    Wheelchair

A movable chair mounted on large wheels; for invalids or those who cannot walk; frequently propelled by the occupant

Bath chair

A wheelchair usually pushed by an attendant, as at a spa

    Boston rocker

A rocking chair that has a high spindle back and a decorative top panel

Camp chair

A light folding chair

Captain’s chair

A wooden armchair with a saddle seat and a low back that has vertical spindles

Beach chair, deck chair

A folding chair for use outdoors; a wooden frame supports a length of canvas

    Easy chair, lounge chair, overstuffed chair

A comfortable upholstered armchair

    Fauteuil

An upholstered armchair

Morris chair

An armchair with an adjustable back

Motorized wheelchair

A wheelchair propelled by a motor

    Platform rocker

Rocking chair on a stationary base

Lounger, recliner, reclining chair

An armchair whose back can be lowered and foot can be raised to allow the sitter to recline in it

    Shoofly

A child’s rocking chair with the seat built between two flat sides that are shaped to resemble an animal (such as a swan or duck)

    Throne

The chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.

    Windsor chair

Straight chair having a shaped seat and a back of many spindles

    Yacht chair

A light folding armchair for outdoor use

Airing cupboard

A warm cupboard where you put newly washed clothes until they are completely dry

Broom closet

A small room for storing brooms and other cleaning equipment

    Safe

A ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests

    Supply closet

A closet for storing supplies

    Meat safe

A safe for storing meat

    Cache

a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)

    Cellar, wine cellar

storage space where wines are stored

    Cellar, root cellar

an excavation where root vegetables are stored

    Stacks

storage space in a library consisting of an extensive arrangement of bookshelves where most of the books are stored

Frame buffer

(computer science) a buffer that stores the contents of an image pixel by pixel

Keyboard buffer

A buffer that keeps track of key strokes until the computer is ready to respond to them

Print buffer

A buffer that stores data until the printer is ready

    Disk cache

A cache that stores copies of frequently used disk sectors in random access memory (ram) so they can be read without accessing the slower disk

Brass monkey

A metal stand that formerly held cannon balls on sailing ships

    Staddle

A base or platform on which hay or corn is stacked

    Trivet

A stand with short feet used under a hot dish on a table

    Trivet

A three-legged metal stand for supporting a cooking vessel in a hearth

 

 

 

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