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Encyclopedia > Comfort
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The word Comfort means contentment, ease, a sense of security. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary logo Wiktionary is a sister project to Wikipedia intended to be a free wiki dictionary (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ... Security is the condition of being protected against danger. ...


Several places have Comfort in their name, including:

There have been three United States Navy ships called Comfort: Comfort is a census-designated place located in Kendall County, Texas. ... Official language(s) None. ... Comfort Township is a township located in Kanabec County, Minnesota. ... Official language(s) None Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 12th 225,365 km² 400 km 645 km 8. ... Old Point Comfort is a point of land located in the independent city of Hampton at the extreme tip of the Virginia Peninsula at the mouth of Hampton Roads in the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... Point Comfort is a city located in Calhoun County, Texas. ... Official language(s) None. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ...

  • USS Comfort (AH-3) (1917 - 1921)
  • USS Comfort (AH-6) (1943 - 1946)
  • USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) (1976 - )

Some people named Comfort include: The first USS Comfort (AH-3) (ex-USAT Havana) was built in 1906 by William Cramp & Sons Ship & Engine Building Co. ... The second USS Comfort (AH-6) was launched 18 March 1943 by Consolidated Steel Corp. ... USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) is the third United States Navy ship to bear the name Comfort, and the second Mercy Class Hospital Ship to join the navy fleet. ...

For other things named Comfort see Alexander Comfort (February 10, 1920 - March 26, 2000) was a medical professional, anarchist, pacifist and writer, best known for The Joy of Sex, which played a part what is often called the sexual revolution. ... Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) circa 1908 Louis Comfort Tiffanys The tree of life stained glass Louis Comfort Tiffany (February 18, 1848 - January 17, 1933) was an American artist and designer who is best known for his work in stained glass and is the American artist most associated with... Nathaniel C. Comfort is an American historian specialising in the history of biology. ... Ray Comfort. ...

See also: Comfort Air (Comfort Air Munchen) is an airline based in Germany. ... The term comfort food refers to any food or drink to which one habitually turns for temporary respite, security, or special reward. ... Comfort noise is artifical background noise used in radio and wireless communications to fill the silent time in a transmission resulting from voice activity detection. ... A comfort object is an item used to provide psychological comfort, especially in unusual or unique situations or at bedtime for small children. ... Comfort Stand Records is an independent record label that offers free MP3 selections from a variety of musicians and in-house acts. ... Comfort women is a euphemism for women who were forced to work as sex slaves in military brothels in Japanese-occupied countries during World War II. In the Japanese language, ianfu (慰安婦, comfort women) is a term coined by Asahi Shinbun in the 1980s to refer to these wartime prostitutes. ... Sexual slavery is a special case of slavery which includes various different practices: forced prostitution (which can include religious prostitution) single-owner sexual slavery slavery for primarily non-sexual purposes where sex is common or permissible In general, the nature of slavery means that the slave is de facto available... World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a large scale military conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945. ... Comfort Zone is the term used to denote a type of mental conditioning resulting in artificially created mental boundaries, within which an individual derives a sense of security. ... Southern Comfort (sometimes referred to as SoCo) is a flavored [[liqueur] made of peaches produced since 1874, beginning in New Orleans, Louisiana, and moving to Memphis, Tennessee in 1889. ... Toyota Comfort, released to the market in 1999, is specially made for use as a taxi. ... A taxicab (sometimes called taxi, cab, or hack) is a vehicle for hire which conveys passengers between locations of their choice. ...

  • Comforter - a type of bedding or a baby's dummy.
  • Handshake - sometimes referred to as a Comfort shake

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Literary Encyclopedia: The Comforters (0 words)
In the early 1950s, Spark was making headway in her career as a writer of both poetry and literary criticism, when she fell ill. The symptoms caused her to see the words she was writing moving and changing shape on the page.
Caroline is writing a critical work on the form of the novel when she begins to hear through the wall a tapping typewriter and “voices”.
Macmillan delayed publishing The Comforters because it was “thought to be difficult” during a period in early 1950s Britain when there was a strong preference in the reading public for realist novels (p.208).
Comforters, Blankets, Down at The Bedding Site (485 words)
The comforter is the main source of heat as it pertains to bedding.
Comforters are available in standard bed sizes, which include twin, double, queen and king.
Sensuous Serafina comforter and bedding, by Thomasville, are certain to awaken your senses with...
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