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furniture in WordNet English dictionary
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furniture in Webster's English dictionary
- A mixed or compound stop in an organ; -- sometimes called mixture.
- Articles used for convenience or decoration in a house or apartment, as tables, chairs, bedsteads, sofas, carpets, curtains, pictures, vases, etc.
- Builders' hardware such as locks, door and window trimmings.
- Pieces of wood or metal of a lesser height than the type, placed around the pages or other matter in a form, and, with the quoins, serving to secure the form in its place in the chase.
- That with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment.
- The masts and rigging of a ship.
- The mountings of a gun.
- The necessary appendages to anything, as to a machine, a carriage, a ship, etc.
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furniture in English Wiktionary
- (noun) (archaic) The harness, trappings etc. of a horse or other animal.
- (noun) An item, or, used collectively, items, (usually) in a room which enhance the room's characteristics, either functionally and/or decoratively.
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'furniture' English examples of use
- Danish furniture
- Edwardian furniture
- My wife objects to modern furniture
- New slipcovers will help the old living room furniture
- She gave away her antique furniture
- The furniture molded in the old house
- These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled
- They carted off the old furniture
More examples for 'furniture'
- Tudor furniture
- Wood makes good furniture
- antique furniture
- freshly painted lawn furniture
- he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage
- heavy mahogany furniture