from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The movable articles in a room or an establishment that make it fit for living or working.
- n. Archaic The necessary equipment for a saddle horse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Large movable item(s), usually in a room, which enhance(s) the room's characteristics, functionally or decoratively.
- n. The harness, trappings etc. of a horse, hawk, or other animal.
- n. Fittings, such as handles, of a door, coffin, or other wooden item.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment.
- n. Articles used for convenience or decoration in a house or apartment, as tables, chairs, bedsteads, sofas, carpets, curtains, pictures, vases, etc.
- n. The necessary appendages to anything, as to a machine, a carriage, a ship, etc.
- n. The masts and rigging of a ship.
- n. The mountings of a gun.
- n. Builders' hardware such as locks, door and window trimmings.
- n. 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.
- n. A mixed or compound stop in an organ; -- sometimes called mixture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In general, that with which anything is furnished or supplied to fit it for operation or use; that which fits or equips for use or action; outfit; equipment: as, the furniture of a war-horse, or of a microscope; table furniture.
- n. The act of furnishing.
- n. Collectively and specifically— Those movables required for use or ornament in a dwelling, a place of business or of assembly, etc.
- n. The necessary appendages in various employments or arts, as the brasswork of locks, door-knobs, and window-shutters, the masts and rigging of a ship, the mounting of a musket, etc.
- n. In printing, the pieces of wood or metal placed between and around pages of type to keep them the requisite distance apart and to aid in securing them in the chase.
- n. In organ-building, one of the varieties of mixture-stops.
- n. In a harness, all of the metallic parts with the exception of the bits and rosettes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
The Eames name, in furniture, is a registered trademark of Herman Miller.
Leather furniture is among the most stylish, cool and elegant of all furnishing that you can pit up in your interiors and the best part is that it goes well with both the modern look and even the laid back retro style.
Make sure that the furniture is aligned in a proper fashion with a set pattern.
The lesson here is that long and low is always chic, and to avoid at all costs what I call 'furniture on steroids': American designs are generally so supersized and big and puffy.
Pie got a little doll house for Christmas, but once we got it out of the packaging we realized that all the furniture is affixed in place - the only movable parts are the actual family members and a car.
I guess the furniture is a way of commercializing the idea.
The living room still faces the beautiful view of the farmlands, and the furniture is arranged just the same as it was years ago.
Not until after the furniture is all paid for anyway.
In the rooms the furniture is arranged alongside the walls, the boxes have been removed and straw and papers have been swept away.
All of one material or style creates what I call the furniture showroom effect.