[ US /ˈʃit/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈiːt/ ]
  1. (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  2. paper used for writing or printing
  3. a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
  4. bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs
  5. a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
  6. newspaper with half-size pages
  7. (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane
    we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
  8. any broad thin expanse or surface
    a sheet of ice
  1. cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping
    sheet the body
  2. come down as if in sheets
    The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon
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How To Use sheet In A Sentence

  • He specialized in moonlit and winter scenes, usually including a sheet of water and sometimes also involving the light of a fire, and he also painted sunsets and views at dawn or twilight.
  • Frankly I don't understand why most companies don't follow the same policy as franked income in the hands of shareholders is worth a lot more to them than huge piles of franking credits mouldering away in the company's balance sheet.
  • The openings permit solid and semi-solid bodily exudates to pass through the top sheet to the absorbent core as the diaper is worn.
  • The camera zooms in on a book of sheets that each particpant holds, and each scene repeats a couple of times as a zoetrope would before the page turns and a new sequence begins. Leftfield and Looping « Squares of Wheat
  • The Eurasian and Laurentide Ice Sheets were responsible for most of the glacio-eustatic decrease in sea level (about 120 m) during the LGM. The pattern of postglacial isostatic rebound suggests that the ice was thickest over Hudson Bay. Arctic climate variability prior to 100 years BP
  • As a young man he wrote words to popular folk airs and had them printed as broadsheets.
  • Instead, the thin sandy developments defining the sequence boundaries suggest sandy sabkhas and sand sheets supplied by this undersaturated wind system and only preserved as a consequence of renewed lake-level rise.
  • Carefully, she moved a hand forward and eased back the white sheets.
  • The blacksmith pounded an iron sheet out to a wash-basin.
  • If you are to have any chance of success, you need to pore over balance sheets, crunch the right numbers and keep abreast of company news. Times, Sunday Times
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