Associations to the word «Sheet»


SHEET, noun. A thin bed cloth used as a covering for a mattress or as a layer over the sleeper.
SHEET, noun. A piece of paper, usually rectangular, that has been prepared for writing, artwork, drafting, wrapping, manufacture of packaging (boxes, envelopes, etc.), and for other uses. The word does not include scraps and irregular small pieces destined to be recycled, used for stuffing or cushioning or paper mache, etc.
SHEET, noun. A flat metal pan, often without raised edge, used for baking.
SHEET, noun. A thin, flat layer of solid material.
SHEET, noun. A broad, flat expanse of a material on a surface.
SHEET, noun. (nautical) A line (rope) used to adjust the trim of a sail.
SHEET, noun. (nautical) (nonstandard) A sail.
SHEET, noun. (curling) The area of ice on which the game of curling is played.
SHEET, noun. (nonstandard) A layer of veneer.
SHEET, noun. (figuratively) Precipitation of such quantity and force as to resemble a thin, virtually solid wall.
SHEET, noun. (geology) An extensive bed of an eruptive rock intruded between, or overlying, other strata.
SHEET, noun. (nautical) The space in the forward or after part of a boat where there are no rowers.
SHEET, verb. To cover or wrap with cloth, or paper, or other similar material.
SHEET, verb. Of rain, or other precipitation, to pour heavily.
SHEET, verb. (nautical) To trim a sail using a sheet.
SHEET, proper noun. A village in Hampshire, England.
SHEET ANCHOR, noun. (nautical) a large, spare anchor used in an emergency
SHEET ANCHOR, noun. (by extension) a source of help in times of danger
SHEET ANCHOR, noun. (cricket) a batsman who provides dependable defence while a series of other batsmen score rapidly
SHEET BEND, noun. A type of knot that can be used to join two ropes of different diameters.
SHEET CAKE, noun. (US) A simple, thin cake that is rolled up with other ingredients to make a variety of cakes
SHEET EROSION, noun. Relatively even erosion of a layer of soil without channel formation; generally takes place on sloping land.
SHEET LIGHTNING, noun. A broad flash of lightning, with no visible bolt, due to reflection.
SHEET METAL, noun. Metal worked into a thin, flat sheet, used widely as construction material and raw material for a multitude of industrial products. Sheet metal is thicker than foil and thinner than plate.
SHEET METALS, noun. Plural of sheet metal
SHEET MUSIC, noun. Handwritten or printed form of musical notation.
SHEET OF PAPER, noun. A single piece of loose paper, which, when bound in a book or booklet, consists of two pages (one on the front and one on the back).
SHEET PAN, noun. Synonym of baking sheet.
SHEET PILING, noun. A type of retaining wall used during construction by driving interlocking sheets of material into the ground.
SHEET PILING, noun. The material used to assemble a sheet pile retaining wall.
SHEET PIZZA, noun. A large rectangular pizza, designed to be cut into individual slices.
SHEET PROTECTOR, noun. A clear plastic sleeve for documents.
SHEET ROCK, noun. Pre-hardened plaster of Paris (gypsum) sold in large panels and used as a wall surface in building construction.

Dictionary definition

SHEET, noun. Any broad thin expanse or surface; "a sheet of ice".
SHEET, noun. Paper used for writing or printing.
SHEET, noun. Bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs.
SHEET, noun. (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".
SHEET, noun. Newspaper with half-size pages.
SHEET, noun. A flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width.
SHEET, noun. (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind.
SHEET, noun. A large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel.
SHEET, verb. Come down as if in sheets; "The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon".
SHEET, verb. Cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping; "sheet the body".

Wise words

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