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Definition of Sheet

Sheet

  1. In general, a large, broad piece of anything thin, as paper, cloth, etc.; a broad, thin portion of any substance; an expanded superficies.
  2. A broad piece of cloth, usually linen or cotton, used for wrapping the body or for a covering; especially, one used as an article of bedding next to the body.
  3. A broad piece of paper, whether folded or unfolded, whether blank or written or printed upon; hence, a letter; a newspaper, etc.
  4. A single signature of a book or a pamphlet;
  5. the book itself.
  6. A broad, thinly expanded portion of metal or other substance; as, a sheet of copper, of glass, or the like; a plate; a leaf.
  7. A broad expanse of water, or the like.
  8. A sail.
  9. An extensive bed of an eruptive rock intruded between, or overlying, other strata.
  10. A rope or chain which regulates the angle of adjustment of a sail in relation in relation to the wind; -- usually attached to the lower corner of a sail, or to a yard or a boom.
  11. The space in the forward or the after part of a boat where there are no rowers; as, fore sheets; stern sheets.
  12. To furnish with a sheet or sheets; to wrap in, or cover with, a sheet, or as with a sheet.
  13. To expand, as a sheet.

Sheet Quotations

The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world.
Malcolm Gladwell

I carry a small sheet of paper in my wallet that has written on it the names of people whose opinions of me matter. To be on that list, you have to love me for my strengths and struggles.
Brene Brown

I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.
Frederick Douglass

That feeling when you're so cold you'd give anything to be warm - I've had it before, literally huddled around a candle flame on an ice sheet.
Bear Grylls

Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
Gene Fowler
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Sheet Translations

sheet in Afrikaans is laken, plak
sheet in Danish is blad, lagen
sheet in Dutch is blad, vel
sheet in Finnish is lehti
sheet in French is feuille, drap de lit, drap
sheet in German is Bettuch, Blatt, Blatt
sheet in Italian is lenzuolo, falda, foglia
sheet in Norwegian is laken, blad
sheet in Swedish is lakan, ark, skot

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