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mattress

1. a woven mat of brushwood, poles, etc., used to protect an embankment, dyke, etc., from scour
2. Civil engineering another name for blinding

What does it mean when you dream about a mattress?

Dreaming about a mattress carries with it the same connotations as dreaming about a bed, though a bare mattress is more about resting or sleeping or having sexual relationships somewhere other than one’s own bedroom. (See also Bed/Bedroom).

mattress

[′ma·trəs]
(civil engineering)
A woven mat, often of wire and cement blocks, used to prevent erosion of dikes, jetties, or river banks.

mattress

A layer or slab of concrete, laid directly on the ground, which acts as a footing or the like.
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From pesky bed bugs and dust mites to stubborn blood stains and dead skin sheddings - the mattresses we sleep on are a breeding ground of diseases.
Referring to the complex "eco-system" found in old mattresses, Ian Burgess of Insect Research and Development Ltd says: "People could be sleeping with all sorts of creatures.
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It would help if mattresses were like couches or dining tables and came in easily distinguishable styles, shapes and colors.
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Demand for spring mattresses in India is about $25 million (Dh91.81 million) annually, while the overall market for all types of mattresses is more than $500 million.
Until two weeks ago the record, set in May this year, was held by a group in China at 256 mattresses.
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Located in Fayetteville in a stone building formerly used as a pawnshop and realty company, among other things, Mountain Air specializes in eco-friendly mattresses, pillows, bedding and furniture.