Here are a few clues to mattress terminology:
Pillowtop mattress underneath is an ordinary bed, but one that has a cushioning layer on top which is typically made from fiber, foam or down feathers. It is secured on top of the mattress and will often give the entire bed a larger than life look.
Eurotop is an extra layer of foam, cotton etc. in a covering that is sewn to the top of a mattress… it’s also called pillowtop.
Innerspring mattress is made of metal coils with a covering of foam
Continuous Coil is an innerspring mattress coil configuration where each row of coils is made from a single piece of wire.
Ticking is the outer covering of a mattress. It needs to be quality and long wearing.
Latex is a natural rubber foam, memory foam is a heat sensitive foam that will conform to your body. You’ll find the words NASA thrown around a lot to impress you.
Boxspring is designed to support an innerspring mattress. A mattress and boxspring together comprise a sleep set