Sheet - (v. t.) In general, a large, broad piece of anything thin, as paper, cloth, etc.; a broad, thin portion of any substance; an expanded superficies.
Sheet - (v. t.) A broad piece of cloth, usually linen or cotton, used for wrapping the body or for a covering; especially, one used as an article of bedding next to the body.
Sheet - (v. t.) A broad piece of paper, whether folded or unfolded, whether blank or written or printed upon; hence, a letter; a newspaper, etc.
Sheet - (v. t.) A single signature of a book or a pamphlet;
Sheet - (v. t.) the book itself.
Sheet - (v. t.) A broad, thinly expanded portion of metal or other substance; as, a sheet of copper, of glass, or the like; a plate; a leaf.
Sheet - (v. t.) A broad expanse of water, or the like.
Sheet - (v. t.) A sail.
Sheet - (v. t.) An extensive bed of an eruptive rock intruded between, or overlying, other strata.
Sheet - (v. t.) 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.
Sheet - (v. t.) The space in the forward or the after part of a boat where there are no rowers; as, fore sheets; stern sheets.
Sheet - (v. t.) To furnish with a sheet or sheets; to wrap in, or cover with, a sheet, or as with a sheet.
Sheet - (v. t.) To expand, as a sheet.
Mainsheet - (n.) One of the ropes by which the mainsail is hauled aft and trimmed.
Manesheet - (n.) A covering placed over the upper part of a horse's head.
Sheeted - (imp. & p. p.) of Sheet
Sheeting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sheet
Sheet anchor - (v. t.) A large anchor stowed on shores outside the waist of a vessel; -- called also waist anchor. See the Note under Anchor.
Sheet anchor - (v. t.) Anything regarded as a sure support or dependence in danger; the best hope or refuge.
Sheet cable - () The cable belonging to the sheet anchor.
Sheet chain - () A chain sheet cable.
Sheetfuls - (pl. ) of Sheetful
Sheetful - (n.) Enough to fill a sheet; as much as a sheet can hold.
Sheeting - (n.) Cotton or linen cloth suitable for bed sheets. It is sometimes made of double width.
Sheeting - (n.) A lining of planks or boards (rarely of metal) for protecting an embankment.
Sheeting - (n.) The act or process of forming into sheets, or flat pieces; also, material made into sheets.
Sheet - —n. 1 large rectangle of cotton etc. Used esp. In pairs as inner bedclothes. 2 broad usu. Thin flat piece of paper, metal, etc. 3 wide expanse of water, ice, flame, falling rain, etc. 4 page of unseparated postage stamps. 5 derog. Newspaper. —v. 1 provide or cover with sheets. 2 form into sheets. 3 (of rain etc.) Fall in sheets. [old english]
Sheet - n. Rope or chain attached to the lower corner of a sail to hold or control it. [old english: related to *sheet1]
Balance sheet - n. Statement giving the balance of an account.
Broadsheet - n. 1 large-sized newspaper. 2 large sheet of paper printed on one side only.
Clean sheet - n. (also clean slate) freedom from commitments or imputations; removal of these from one's record.
Dust-sheet - n. Protective cloth over furniture.
Factsheet - n. Information leaflet, esp. Accompanying a television programme.
Flysheet - n. 1 canvas cover over a tent for extra protection. 2 short tract or circular.
Groundsheet - n. Waterproof sheet for spreading on the ground.
Jobsheet - n. Sheet for recording details of jobs done.
News-sheet - n. Simple form of newspaper; newsletter.
Sheet anchor - n. 1 emergency reserve anchor. 2 person or thing depended on in the last resort.
Sheeting - n. Material for making bed linen.
Sheet metal - n. Metal rolled or hammered etc. Into thin sheets.
Sheet music - n. Music published in sheets, not bound.
Spreadsheet - n. Computer program for the manipulation and retrieval of esp. Tabulated figures, esp. For accounting.
Time sheet - n. Sheet of paper for recording hours of work etc.
Winding-sheet - n. Sheet in which a corpse is wrapped for burial.
Worksheet - n. 1 paper for recording work done or in progress. 2 paper listing questions or activities for students etc. To work through.
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