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air mattress

n.
An inflatable airtight sack on which to sleep or float in water.
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air′ mat`tress


n.
a mattress, usu. of plastic or rubber, that can be inflated for use and deflated for storage.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.air mattress - a mattress that can be stored flat and inflated for useair mattress - a mattress that can be stored flat and inflated for use
Lilo - a type of inflatable air mattress
mattress - a large thick pad filled with resilient material and often incorporating coiled springs, used as a bed or part of a bed
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Translations

air mattress

nmaterassino gonfiabile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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