Definitions for sheet

Definitions for (noun) sheet

Main entry: sail, sheet, canvas, canvass

Definition: a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

Main entry: sheet, bed sheet

Definition: bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs

Main entry: tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, sheet, shroud

Definition: (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

Main entry: sheet, flat solid

Definition: a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width

Main entry: sheet, sheet of paper, piece of paper

Definition: paper used for writing or printing

Main entry: sheet, rag, tabloid

Definition: newspaper with half-size pages

Main entry: sheet

Definition: any broad thin expanse or surface

Usage: a sheet of ice

Main entry: sheet, plane

Definition: (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape

Usage: 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

Definitions for (verb) sheet

Main entry: sheet

Definition: cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping

Usage: sheet the body

Main entry: sheet

Definition: come down as if in sheets

Usage: The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon

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