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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

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

You know, even working actors can end up having a lot of spare time. And you can either go sit at the Starbucks and wait for your agent to call you, or you can go learn how to build a Shaker blanket chest with hand-cut dovetails.
Nick Offerman

America is not a blanket woven from one thread, one color, one cloth.
Jesse Jackson

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