a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
a plot of ground in which plants are growing
a depression forming the ground under a body of water
(geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock)
a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit
single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
the flat surface of a printing press on which the type form is laid in the last stage of producing a newspaper or magazine or book etc.
a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track