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air mattress

noun [C] uk   US ( UK airbed) us  
a large rectangular rubber or plastic bag which you fill with gas so that you can lie on it in water or use it as a bed
Translations of “air mattress”
in Chinese (Traditional) 充氣床墊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 充气床垫…
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