Furniture is a broad term used to describe mobile objects that are designed to support various human activities, such as sitting and sleeping. It can also be used to hold items at a convenient height for work or storage. Furniture is often seen as a decorative art form, and can also serve a symbolic or religious purpose. Furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy are also considered furniture. This includes items such as beds, wardrobes, desks, cabinets, and bookcases. Wood is the most common material used for making furniture, although there are over a hundred different types of materials that can be used. Furniture can be made using a variety of joinery joints that often reflect local culture. In most European languages, the corresponding word for furniture is derived from the Latin adjective mobilis, which means mobile. Antique furniture is an uncountable noun and is not used in the plural form. For example, you would say 'The house has some beautiful old furniture'. The movable articles in a room or an establishment that make it fit for living or working are also considered furniture. This includes items such as beds, wardrobes, desks, cabinets, and bookcases. This piece of bedroom furniture will mold to your body weight and quickly return to its original shape when you get up, which means less time spent shuffling positions while trying to get comfortable every time you get into bed. French fourniture is also a type of furniture that is often used in dining rooms and for displaying small ornaments. Furniture can provide storage space for clothes and other items, as well as the equipment necessary for a ship or factory. It can also provide the full armour, trappings, etc., for a man and horse. The attitudes or characteristics that are typical of a person or thing can also be considered part of the furniture. Well how about we just dash off to the furniture store and set one up in the dining room for you? Everything else - housing, furniture, cars, pots and pans - has been rented as and when it was needed.