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Sheet

n.1.In general, a large, broad piece of anything thin, as paper, cloth, etc.; a broad, thin portion of any substance; an expanded superficies.
2.A broad piece of paper, whether folded or unfolded, whether blank or written or printed upon; hence, a letter; a newspaper, etc.
2.(Naut.) A rope or chain which regulates the angle of adjustment of a sail in relation in relation to the wind; - usually attached to the lower corner of a sail, or to a yard or a boom.
A sheet in the wind
half drunk.
Both sheets in the wind
very drunk.
In sheets
lying flat or expanded; not folded, or folded but not bound; - said especially of printed sheets.
Sheet bend
(Naut.) a bend or hitch used for temporarily fastening a rope to the bight of another rope or to an eye.
Sheet lightning
etc. See under Lightning, Piling, etc.
3.(Geol.) A broad, thinly expanded portion of metal or other substance; as, a sheet of copper, of glass, or the like; a plate; a leaf.
v. t.1.To furnish with a sheet or sheets; to wrap in, or cover with, a sheet, or as with a sheet.
[imp. & p. p. Sheeted; p. pr. & vb. n. Sheeting.]
2.To expand, as a sheet.
To sheet home
(Naut.) to haul upon a sheet until the sail is as flat, and the clew as near the wind, as possible.
Noun1.sheet - any broad thin expanse or surface; "a sheet of ice"
2.sheet - used for writing or printing
3.Sheetsheet - bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs
Synonyms: bed sheet
4.sheet - (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; "we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane"; "any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane"
Synonyms: plane
5.sheet - newspaper with half-size pages
Synonyms: tabloid, rag
6.sheet - a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
Synonyms: flat solid
7.sheet - (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
8.sheet - a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
Synonyms: sail, canvass, canvas
Verb1.sheet - come down as if in sheets; "The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon"
2.sheet - cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping; "sheet the body"
afghan, alabaster, area, article, back matter, bed linen, bedclothes, bedcover, bedding, bedsheet, bedspread, blanket, book, buffalo robe, cardboard, case, chalk, chapter, clause, clothes, coat, collop, comfort, comforter, contour sheet, counterpane, cover, covering, coverlet, coverlid, cut, daily, daily newspaper, deal, disk, driven snow, eiderdown, expanse, extra, extra edition, fascicle, feuille, film, fitted sheet, flap, fleece, flour, foam, foil, fold, folio, front matter, gathering, gazette, ivory, journal, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lamination, lap, lap robe, lily, linen, maggot, membrane, milk, monthly, national newspaper, neighborhood newspaper, news, newspaper, newspaper of record, number, page, pane, panel, paper, paragraph, passage, patchwork quilt, patina, pearl, peel, pellicle, phrase, pillow slip, pillowcase, plait, plank, plate, plating, ply, plywood, quilt, quire, rag, rasher, ream, robe, rug, safety glass, scum, section, sentence, sheeting, signature, silver, skin, slab, slat, slice, slip, snow, special, special edition, spread, stationery, stratum, stretch, surface, swan, table, tablet, tabloid, text, veneer, verse, wafer, weekly, weekly newspaper
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Sheepskin
sheepskin coat
Sheepsplit
sheepwalk
Sheepy
Sheer
Sheer batten
Sheer boom
Sheer draught
Sheer hulk
Sheer plan
Sheer pole
Sheer strake
Sheerly
Sheerwater
sheesha
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Sheet anchor
sheet bend
Sheet cable
Sheet chain
sheet glass
sheet iron
sheet lighting
Sheet lightning
sheet metal
sheet music
sheet of paper
sheet pile
sheet piling
sheet web
sheet-metal work
Sheetful
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