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  Definition of sheet
  1. a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
  2. bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs
  3. (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  4. a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
  5. used for writing or printing
  6. newspaper with half-size pages
  7. any broad thin expanse or surface; "a sheet of ice"
  8. (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; "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"
  9. cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping; "sheet the body"
  10. come down as if in sheets; "The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon"
Similar Words: sail, canvas, canvass, bed sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud, flat solid, piece of paper, sheet of paper, tabloid, rag, plane

 

Hyponyms: balloon sail, crossjack, mizzen course, fore-and-aft sail, foresail, headsail, mainsail, main-topsail, press of sail, press of canvas, royal, save-all, skysail, square sail, topgallant, topgallant sail, topsail, fitted sheet, contour sheet, futtock shroud, blackboard, chalkboard, blank, board, film, plastic film, laminate, layer, bed, membrane, panel, plate, photographic plate, plate glass, sheet glass, sheet metal, wallboard, slip, slip of paper, signature, leaf, folio, tear sheet, foolscap, style sheet, worksheet, cartesian plane, facet plane, midplane, midline, orbital plane, picture plane, tangent plane

 

Part Meronyms: sailing vessel, sailing ship, ship

 

Derivational Morphology: sail, tack, wear round, bed sheet, sheeting

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 床单   Danish: ark and lagen  
Dutch: blad and laken   Finnish: arkki and lakana  
French: drap and feuille   German: Blatt and Laken  
Greek: φύλλο   Hungarian: ágynemű  
Italian: foglio and lenzuolo   Japanese: 敷布  
Korean:   Norwegian: laken and papir  
Portuguese: folha and lençol   Russian: лист and простыня  
Slovene: list and rjuha   Spanish: hoja and sábana  
Swedish: lakan  
 
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