false bottom


: a panel that looks like the drawer's bottom but that can be removed to expose more space
One of the drawers has a false bottom.

Examples of false bottom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even more mysterious, this false bottom seemed to shift over the course of the day. WIRED, 9 Dec. 2023

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“False bottom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20bottom. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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