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Definition of Blanket

Blanket

  1. A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, and having a nap, used in bed clothing; also, a similar fabric used as a robe; or any fabric used as a cover for a horse.
  2. A piece of rubber, felt, or woolen cloth, used in the tympan to make it soft and elastic.
  3. A streak or layer of blubber in whales.
  4. To cover with a blanket.
  5. To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.
  6. To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of her.

Blanket Quotations

The real damper on employee engagement is the soggy, cold blanket of centralized authority. In most companies, power cascades downwards from the CEO. Not only are employees disenfranchised from most policy decisions, they lack even the power to rebel against egocentric and tyrannical supervisors.
Gary Hamel

In digital era, privacy must be a priority. Is it just me, or is secret blanket surveillance obscenely outrageous?
Al Gore

The true Islam has shown me that a blanket indictment of all white people is as wrong as when whites make blanket indictments against blacks.
Malcolm X

Between the Dinosaur Jr. albums and his recent solo albums, 'Several Shades of Why' and 'Heavy Blanket,' J Mascis is emerging as one of the last men from all that '80s indie madness, still writing songs that you want to listen to over and over.
Henry Rollins

Long hair is a security blanket for me. I cut it short a few years ago and I really never want to do that again. When I do cut it, I cut it myself.
Alanis Morissette
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Blanket Translations

blanket in Afrikaans is deken
blanket in Dutch is deken, dek
blanket in German is Decke, Bettdecke
blanket in Italian is coltre, coperta
blanket in Latin is vestis
blanket in Norwegian is teppe, ullteppe
blanket in Portuguese is cobertor
blanket in Spanish is capa, colcha, manta
blanket in Swedish is filt

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