bed in


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bed in

vb
1. (General Engineering) (preposition) engineering to fit (parts) together accurately or (of parts) to be fitted together, either through machining or use, as in fitting a bearing to its shaft
2. (preposition) to make or become settled and able to work efficiently in harmony
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Translations

w>bed in

vt sep foundationseinlassen; machinebetten; brakeseinfahren
vi (brakes)eingefahren werden
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Tom Mitchell from Whitley Bay, left, and 27-year-old Peter Armitage from Liverpool taped to a Liverpool University building Picture: PETER BYRNE; Bonnie Collier and Michele Donovan raise money with a John and Yoko style "bed in"; Pupils and staff of Heygreen school in Wavertree; Dancers from the Dolphin dance studios performed a Comic Relief can-can at the Mosquito bar in Liverpool last night Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY/at160307fmosquito-3
Last month, a woman in her 90s was threatened by intruders as she lay in her bed in Gadsby Street, Attleborough.