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Comfort vs. Console

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Comfortnoun

Contentment, ease.

‘Sleep in comfort with our new mattress.’;

Consolenoun

A stand-alone cabinet designed to stand on the floor; especially, one that houses home entertainment equipment, such as a TV or stereo system.

Comfortnoun

Something that offers comfort.

‘the comforts of home’;

Consolenoun

A cabinet that controls, instruments, and displays are mounted upon.

Comfortnoun

A consolation; something relieving suffering or worry.

‘We still have the spare tire? That's a comfort at least.’;

Consolenoun

An instrument with displays and an input device that is used to monitor and control an electronic system.

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Comfortnoun

A cause of relief or satisfaction.

‘The outcome of the peace negotiations in Moscow in 1940 was a heavy blow to the young nation, but in the same time a great comfort: at least the independency was preserved.’;

Consolenoun

The keyboard and screen of a computer or other electronic device.

Comfortverb

(transitive) To relieve the distress or suffering of; to provide comfort to.

‘Rob comforted Aaron because he was lost and very sad.’;

Consolenoun

(video games) A device dedicated to playing video games, set apart from arcade cabinets by its ability to change games.

Comfortverb

(transitive) To make comfortable. en

Consolenoun

(automotive) A storage tray or container mounted between the seats of an automobile.

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Comfortverb

(obsolete) To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate.

Consolenoun

(architecture) An ornamental member jutting out of a wall to carry a superincumbent weight.

Comfortverb

(obsolete) To assist or help; to aid.

Consoleverb

(transitive) To comfort (someone) in a time of grief, disappointment, etc.

Comfortverb

To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate.

‘God's own testimony . . . doth not a little comfort and confirm the same.’;

Consoleverb

To cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve; to comfort; to soothe.

‘And empty heads console with empty sound.’; ‘I am much consoled by the reflection that the religion of Christ has been attacked in vain by all the wits and philosophers, and its triumph has been complete.’;

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Comfortverb

To assist or help; to aid.

‘I . . . can not help the noble chevalier:God comfort him in this necessity!’;

Consolenoun

A bracket whose projection is not more than half its height.

Comfortverb

To impart strength and hope to; to encourage; to relieve; to console; to cheer.

‘Light excelleth in comforting the spirits of men.’; ‘That we may be able to comfort them that are in any affliction.’; ‘A perfect woman, nobly planned,To warn, to comfort, and command.’;

Consolenoun

The keyboard and monitor of a computer considered together.

Comfortnoun

Assistance; relief; support.

Consolenoun

The controlling portion of an electrical, electronic, or mechanical device or system, from which the operator may observe the state of the system as indicated by gauges or on some form of display{n3}, and may direct or control the action of the system.

Comfortnoun

Encouragement; solace; consolation in trouble; also, that which affords consolation.

‘In comfort of her mother's fears.’; ‘Cheer thy spirit with this comfort.’; ‘Speaking words of endearment where words of comfort availed not.’;

Consolenoun

the desklike controlling unit of an organ containing the keyboard, pedals, stops, etc. by means of which the organ is played.

Comfortnoun

A state of quiet enjoyment; freedom from pain, want, or anxiety; also, whatever contributes to such a condition.

‘I had much joy and comfort in thy love.’; ‘He had the means of living in comfort.’;

Consolenoun

a home entertainment device such as a television, radio, phonograph, CD player, or combination of these, designed as a piece of furniture, to stand on the floor rather than on a table or in a separate cabinet; - also used attributively in the phrase console model.

Comfortnoun

A wadded bedquilt; a comfortable.

Consolenoun

a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall

Comfortnoun

Unlawful support, countenance, or encouragement; as, to give aid and comfort to the enemy.

Consolenoun

a scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)

Comfortnoun

a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain;

‘he is a man who enjoys his comfort’; ‘she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair’;

Consolenoun

an ornamental scroll-shaped bracket (especially one used to support a wall fixture);

‘the bust of Napoleon stood on a console’;

Comfortnoun

a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

Consolenoun

housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

Comfortnoun

the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction;

‘his presence was a consolation to her’;

Consoleverb

give moral or emotional strength to

Comfortnoun

a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state;

‘a life of luxury and ease’; ‘he had all the material comforts of this world’;

Consoleverb

comfort (someone) at a time of grief or disappointment

‘you can console yourself with the thought that you did your best’; ‘she tried to console him but he pushed her gently away’;

Comfortverb

give moral or emotional strength to

Consolenoun

a panel or unit accommodating a set of controls for electronic or mechanical equipment.

Comfortverb

lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate;

‘ease the pain in your legs’;

Consolenoun

a small electronic device for playing computerized video games.

Comfort

Comfort (or being comfortable) is a sense of physical or psychological ease, often characterized as a lack of hardship. Persons who are lacking in comfort are uncomfortable, or experiencing discomfort.

Consolenoun

a cabinet for television or radio equipment.

Consolenoun

the cabinet or enclosure containing the keyboards, stops, pedals, etc., of an organ.

Consolenoun

an ornamented bracket or corbel supporting a shelf or table top.

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