box spring


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box spring

n.
A cloth-covered frame containing rows of coil springs, usually placed under a mattress for support.

box spring

n
(Furniture) a coiled spring contained in a boxlike frame, used as a base for mattresses, chairs, etc

box′ spring`


n.
an upholstered bedspring composed of a number of helical springs, each in a cylindrical cloth pocket.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.box spring - a coiled bedspring in a frame that is covered with cloth
bedspring - (usually plural) one of the springs holding up the mattress of a bed
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MLM recently introduced Alessandra patented flame resistant yarn technology used to make ticking fabric for mattress and box spring sets and as an interliner barrier fabric for both mattresses and upholstered furniture.
Bed interventions consisted of complete encasement of the mattress, box spring, and pillows plus either weekly professional or in-home laundering of nonencased bedding.
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