(formerly) rays emitted by radioactive substances.
noun acronym (in Britain) Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union
a piece of furniture upon which or within which a person sleeps, rests, or stays when not well. the mattress and bedclothes together with the bedstead of a bed. the bedstead alone. the act of or time for sleeping: Now for a cup of cocoa and then bed. the use of a bed for the […]
- Bed and board
living quarters and meals: In this school students must pay by the week for bed and board. one’s home regarded as exemplifying the obligations of marriage: He said he would not be responsible for her debts after she left his bed and board. noun sleeping accommodation and meals (US, law) divorce from bed and board, […]
an accommodation offered by an inn, hotel, or especially a private home, consisting of a room for the night and breakfast the next morning for one inclusive price. an inn, hotel, or private home offering such an accommodation. Abbreviation: B&B. Contemporary Examples Instead, I stayed in a bed-and-breakfast kind of place near the sea, so […]