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sheet 1

 (shēt)
n.
1. A broad rectangular piece of fabric serving as a basic article of bedding.
2.
a. A broad, thin, usually rectangular mass or piece of material, such as paper, metal, glass, or plywood.
b. A flat or very shallow, usually rectangular pan used for baking.
3. A broad, flat, continuous surface or expanse: a sheet of ice.
4. A moving expanse: a sheet of flames.
5. A newspaper, especially a tabloid.
6. Geology A broad, relatively thin deposit or layer of igneous or sedimentary rock.
7. A large block of stamps printed by a single impression of a plate before the individual stamps have been separated.
8. Mathematics A surface of revolution generated by revolving a hyperbola about one of its two symmetric axes.
v. sheet·ed, sheet·ing, sheets
v.tr.
1. To cover with, wrap in, or provide with a sheet.
2. To make into sheets.
v.intr.
To flow or fall in a sheet: rain sheeting against the windshield.
adj.
Being in the form of a sheet: sheet aluminum.

[Middle English schete, cloth, from Old English scēte; see skeud- in Indo-European roots.]

sheet 2

 (shēt) Nautical
n.
1. A rope or chain attached to one or both of the lower corners of a sail, serving to move or extend it.
2. sheets The spaces at either end of an open boat in front of and behind the seats.
intr.v. sheet·ed, sheet·ing, sheets
To extend in a certain direction. Used of the sheets of a sail.
Idiom:
three sheets to/in the wind Informal
Intoxicated; drunk.

[Middle English shete, from Old English scēat(line), sheet (line), from scēata, corner of a sail; see skeud- in Indo-European roots.]

sheet

(ʃiːt)
n
1. (Textiles) a large rectangular piece of cotton, linen, etc, generally one of a pair used as inner bedclothes
2.
a. a thin piece of a substance such as paper, glass, or metal, usually rectangular in form
b. (as modifier): sheet iron.
3. a broad continuous surface; expanse or stretch: a sheet of rain.
4. (Journalism & Publishing) a newspaper, esp a tabloid
5. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a piece of printed paper to be folded into a section for a book
6. (Philately) a page of stamps, usually of one denomination and already perforated
7. (Geological Science) any thin tabular mass of rock covering a large area
vb
8. (tr) to provide with, cover, or wrap in a sheet
9. (Physical Geography) (intr) (of rain, snow, etc) to fall heavily
[Old English sciete; related to sceat corner, lap, Old Norse skaut, Old High German scōz lap]

sheet

(ʃiːt)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a line or rope for controlling the position of a sail relative to the wind
[Old English scēata corner of a sail; related to Middle Low German schōte rope attached to a sail; see sheet1]

sheet1

(ʃit)

n.
1. a large rectangular piece of cotton or other fabric used as an article of bedding, commonly in pairs, with one below and one above the sleeper.
2. a broad, relatively thin surface, layer, or covering: a sheet of ice.
3. a relatively thin, usu. rectangular piece of material, as glass, metal, or photographic film.
4. material, as metal or glass, in the form of broad, relatively thin pieces.
5. a rectangular piece of paper, esp. one on which to write.
6. a newspaper or periodical.
7. a large, rectangular piece of printing paper, esp. one for printing a complete signature.
8.
a. the unseparated postage stamps on a single piece of paper containing a full impression of the printing plate or plates.
9. a sail, as on a ship or boat.
10. an extent, stretch, or expanse, as of fire or water: sheets of flame.
11. a thin, flat piece of metal or a very shallow pan on which to place food while baking.
12. a more or less horizontal mass of rock, esp. volcanic rock intruded between strata or poured out over a surface.
v.t.
13. to furnish with sheets.
14. to wrap in a sheet.
15. to cover with a sheet or layer of something.
[before 900; Old English scēte (Anglian), scīete, c. Old Frisian skāt, Old High German scōz skirt, Old Norse skaut sheet, Gothic skaut hem]
sheet′less, adj.
sheet′like`, adj.

sheet2

(ʃit)

n.
a rope or wire used to secure or adjust a ship's sail.
Idioms:
three sheets in or to the wind, Slang. drunk.
[1300–50; Middle English shete, shortening of Old English scēatlīne=scēat(a) lower corner of a sail (see sheet1) + līne line1, rope]

sheet

  • map - Comes from Latin mappa mundi, "sheet of the world" from mappa, "napkin, tablecloth."
  • ream - Used to be 480 sheets of paper and is now 500.
  • bed clothes, night clothes - Bed clothes usually refers to blankets and sheets, while night clothes refers to pajamas and gowns.
  • portfolio - Comes from Italian for "carry" and "sheets or leaves of paper."

sheet


Past participle: sheeted
Gerund: sheeting

Imperative
sheet
sheet
Present
I sheet
you sheet
he/she/it sheets
we sheet
you sheet
they sheet
Preterite
I sheeted
you sheeted
he/she/it sheeted
we sheeted
you sheeted
they sheeted
Present Continuous
I am sheeting
you are sheeting
he/she/it is sheeting
we are sheeting
you are sheeting
they are sheeting
Present Perfect
I have sheeted
you have sheeted
he/she/it has sheeted
we have sheeted
you have sheeted
they have sheeted
Past Continuous
I was sheeting
you were sheeting
he/she/it was sheeting
we were sheeting
you were sheeting
they were sheeting
Past Perfect
I had sheeted
you had sheeted
he/she/it had sheeted
we had sheeted
you had sheeted
they had sheeted
Future
I will sheet
you will sheet
he/she/it will sheet
we will sheet
you will sheet
they will sheet
Future Perfect
I will have sheeted
you will have sheeted
he/she/it will have sheeted
we will have sheeted
you will have sheeted
they will have sheeted
Future Continuous
I will be sheeting
you will be sheeting
he/she/it will be sheeting
we will be sheeting
you will be sheeting
they will be sheeting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sheeting
you have been sheeting
he/she/it has been sheeting
we have been sheeting
you have been sheeting
they have been sheeting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sheeting
you will have been sheeting
he/she/it will have been sheeting
we will have been sheeting
you will have been sheeting
they will have been sheeting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sheeting
you had been sheeting
he/she/it had been sheeting
we had been sheeting
you had been sheeting
they had been sheeting
Conditional
I would sheet
you would sheet
he/she/it would sheet
we would sheet
you would sheet
they would sheet
Past Conditional
I would have sheeted
you would have sheeted
he/she/it would have sheeted
we would have sheeted
you would have sheeted
they would have sheeted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sheet - any broad thin expanse or surfacesheet - any broad thin expanse or surface; "a sheet of ice"
expanse - a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky
2.sheet - paper used for writing or printing
slip of paper, slip - a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip"
signature - a sheet with several pages printed on it; it folds to page size and is bound with other signatures to form a book
folio, leaf - a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
tear sheet - a sheet that can be easily torn out of a publication
foolscap - a size of paper used especially in Britain
style sheet - a sheet summarizing the editorial conventions to be followed in preparing text for publication
worksheet - a sheet of paper with multiple columns; used by an accountant to assemble figures for financial statements
revenue stamp, stamp - a small piece of adhesive paper that is put on an object to show that a government tax has been paid
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
3.sheet - bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen clothsheet - bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs
bed linen - linen or cotton articles for a bed (as sheets and pillowcases)
contour sheet, fitted sheet - a sheet (usually with elastic edges) tailored to fit a particular mattress
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"
shape, form - the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Cartesian plane - a plane in which all points can be described in Cartesian coordinates
facet plane - the plane of a facet of an object (as of a cube)
midline, midplane - the median plane of the body (or some part of the body)
orbital plane - (astronomy) the plane on which a body is orbiting
picture plane - the plane that is in the foreground of a drawing or painting; coextensive with but different from the objective surface of the work
tangent plane - the plane that contains all the lines tangent to a specific point on a surface
5.sheet - newspaper with half-size pages
newspaper, paper - a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements; "he read his newspaper at breakfast"
6.sheet - a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
blackboard, chalkboard - sheet of slate; for writing with chalk
blank - a piece of material ready to be made into something
board - a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
plastic film, film - a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
laminate - a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers
membrane - a thin pliable sheet of material
panel - sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
plate - a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
photographic plate, plate - a flat sheet of metal or glass on which a photographic image can be recorded
plate glass, sheet glass - glass formed into large thin sheets
sheet metal - sheet of metal formed into a thin plate
stencil - a sheet of material (metal, plastic, cardboard, waxed paper, silk, etc.) that has been perforated with a pattern (printing or a design); ink or paint can pass through the perforations to create the printed pattern on the surface below
7.sheet - (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the windsheet - (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
futtock shroud - shroud that is part of a ship's rigging
line - something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line"
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
8.sheet - a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vesselsheet - a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
balloon sail - any light loose sail
crossjack, mizzen course - the lowermost sail on a mizzenmast
fore-and-aft sail - any sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction
foresail - the lowest sail on the foremast of a square-rigged vessel
reef - one of several strips across a sail that can be taken in or rolled up to lessen the area of the sail that is exposed to the wind
headsail - any sail set forward of the foremast of a vessel
mainsail - the lowermost sail on the mainmast
main-topsail - a topsail set on the mainmast
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
press of canvas, press of sail - the greatest amount of sail that a ship can carry safely
royal - a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
save-all - a sail set to catch wind spilled from a larger sail
skysail - the sail above the royal on a square-rigger
square sail - a four-sided sail set beneath a horizontal yard suspended at the middle from a mast
topgallant, topgallant sail - a sail set on a yard of a topgallant mast
topsail - a sail (or either of a pair of sails) immediately above the lowermost sail of a mast and supported by a topmast
Verb1.sheet - come down as if in sheets; "The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon"
rain buckets, rain cats and dogs, pelt, stream, pour - rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"
2.sheet - cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping; "sheet the body"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"

sheet

noun
1. bedding, bed linen, bed clothes the luxury of silk sheets
2. page, leaf, folio, piece of paper I was able to fit it all on one sheet.
3. plate, piece, panel, slab, pane a cracked sheet of glass
5. expanse, area, stretch, sweep, covering, blanket Sheets of rain slanted across the road.
Translations
صَفِيحَةصَفيحَهمُلَاءَةمُلاءَة سَرير
prostěradlolistpláttabulearch
arklagenplade
arkkilakanalevypeltipurje
list papiraplahta
ágyneműlepedõ
lakòynna, plata
・・・枚シーツ
시트한 장
paklodėplokščiasis žaibas
loksneplāksne
plát
listploščarjuha
lakanark
แผ่นผ้าปูที่นอน
chăntờ

sheet

[ʃiːt]
A. N
1. (also bedsheet) → sábana f
2. [of metal, glass, plastic] → lámina f
3. [of paper] → hoja f; [of labels, stamps, stickers] → pliego m, hoja f
an information sheetuna hoja informativa
to start again with a clean sheethacer borrón y cuenta nueva
4. [of ice, water] → capa f
a sheet of flameuna cortina de fuego
the rain was coming down in sheetsestaba cayendo una cortina de agua or lluvia, llovía a mares
5. (Naut) → escota f
6. (Press) → periódico m
7. to keep a clean sheet (Brit) (Ftbl) → mantener la portería imbatida, no encajar ningún gol
B. CPD sheet anchor N (Naut) → ancla f de la esperanza
sheet bend Nnudo m de escota, vuelta f de escota
sheet feed Nalimentador m de papel
sheet ice Ncapa f de hielo
sheet lightning Nfucilazo m
sheet metal Nmetal m en lámina
sheet music Nhojas fpl de partitura

sheet

[ˈʃiːt] n
(on bed)drap m
[paper] → feuille f
a sheet of paper → une feuille de papier
[glass, metal] → feuille f, plaque f
[ice] → plaque f
[rain, flame] → rideau m
(on sail)écoute fsheet feed n (on printer)alimentation f en papier (feuille à feuille)sheet lightning néclair m en nappe, éclair m en nappessheet metal ntôle fsheet music npartitions fpl, partition f

sheet

:
sheet anchor
nNotanker m; (fig)Rettungsanker m
sheet anchor man
nEckpfeiler m
sheetbend
nSchotstek m
sheet copper
nKupferblech nt
sheet feed
n (Comput) → Einzelblatteinzug m
sheet glass
nFlach- or Scheibenglas nt
sheet ice
nGlatteis nt

sheet

:
sheet iron
nEisenblech nt
sheet lightning
sheet metal
nWalzblech nt
sheet music
nNotenblätter pl

sheet

1
n
(for bed) → (Bett)laken nt, → Lein- or Betttuch nt; (= waterproof sheet)Gummidecke f; (for covering furniture) → Tuch nt; between the sheets (inf)im Bett (inf); the furniture was covered with (dust)sheetsdie Möbel waren verhängt
(of paper, inf: = newspaper) → Blatt nt; (big, as of wrapping paper, stamps etc, Typ) → Bogen m; sheet of musicNotenblatt nt; sheets (Brit sl: = money) → Kohle f (inf)
(of plywood, metal)Platte f; (of glass)Scheibe f, → Platte f; (= baking sheet)(Back)blech nt; (Geol) → Schicht f; (of water, ice etc)Fläche f; (of flame)Flammenmeer nt; a sheet of ice covered the lakeeine Eisschicht bedeckte den See; the sheet of water covering the lawndas Wasser, das auf dem Rasen stand; the lake, a glasslike sheet of waterder See, eine spiegelblanke Wasserfläche; a huge sheet of flame engulfed the buildingdas Gebäude ging in einem Flammenmeer unter; the rain was coming down in sheetses regnete in Strömen
(Comput: = spreadsheet) → Tabelle f

sheet

2
n (Naut: = rope) → Schot f, → (Segel)leine f; he’s three sheets to or in the wind (dated inf)er ist voll wie eine Strandhaubitze (dated inf)

sheet

1 [ʃiːt] n (on bed) → lenzuolo (also dust sheet) → telo; (of paper, plastic) → foglio; (of metal, glass, ice) → lastra; (of water) → distesa; (of flame) → muro
sheet down vi + adv (rain) → piovere a dirotto

sheet

2 [ʃiːt] n (Naut) → scotta

sheet

(ʃiːt) noun
1. a broad piece of cloth eg for a bed. She put clean sheets on all the beds.
2. a large, thin, usually flat, piece. a sheet of paper/glass.
ˌsheet-ˈlightning noun
the kind of lightning which appears in broad flashes.

sheet

صَفِيحَة, مُلَاءَة list, prostěradlo ark, lagen Bettlaken, Blatt σεντόνι, φύλλο hoja, sábana arkki, lakana drap, feuille list papira, plahta foglio ・・・枚, シーツ 시트, 한 장 blad, laken ark arkusz, prześcieradło folha, lençol лист, простыня ark, lakan แผ่น, ผ้าปูที่นอน çarşaf, yaprak chăn, tờ 一张, 被单

sheet

n. lámina, hoja de metal; [bedclothes] sábana.

sheet

n (bed) sábana
References in classic literature ?
Our Pickwick, always at his post, With reverence we greet, As, spectacles on nose, he reads Our well-filled weekly sheet.
George Willard became possessed of a madness to lift the sheet from the body of his mother and look at her face.
Looking over an ancient map, it was ascertained that a tribe of Indians, called "Les Horicans" by the French, existed in the neighborhood of this beautiful sheet of water.
Is it my crime if you have sold your daughter for the mere hope of getting a sheet of yellow parchment into your clutch?
The Collector's junior clerk, too a young gentleman who, it was whispered occasionally covered a sheet of Uncle Sam's letter paper with what (at the distance of a few yards) looked very much like poetry -- used now and then to speak to me of books, as matters with which I might possibly be conversant.
A gentle slope descends from it to a silver sheet of water, bordered by high trees, between which, peeps may be caught at the blue hills of the Hudson.
I turned and saw that Flora, whom, ten minutes before, I had established in the schoolroom with a sheet of white paper, a pencil, and a copy of nice "round o's," now presented herself to view at the open door.
Nothing but two dismal tallow candles, each in a winding sheet.
As devout Eckerman lifted the linen sheet from the naked corpse of Goethe, he was overwhelmed with the massive chest of the man, that seemed as a Roman triumphal arch.
The fact was, that Tom's home-yearnings had become so strong that he had begged a sheet of writing-paper of Eva, and, mustering up all his small stock of literary attainment acquired by Mas'r George's instructions, he conceived the bold idea of writing a letter; and he was busy now, on his slate, getting out his first draft.
And therewith he took his harness and went out at a window by a sheet down to the four knights, and then Sir Launcelot said on high, Turn you knights unto me, and leave your fighting with that knight.
Sunk into the floor, by the tub, is a covered copper box which contains some warm towels and a sheet.