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    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.
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    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.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    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]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    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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