sheet

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃiːt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʃit/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(shēt)


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sheet

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [cotton, silk, wool, bed, top] sheet
  2. a [protective, plastic, cover, thin, transparent] sheet
  3. a [painting, decorating, building] sheet
  4. a [five-millimeter, one-centimeter] sheet
  5. [plain, check, patterned, designer] sheets
  6. a [new, fresh, clean, lined] sheet (of paper)
  7. [lay, extend, flatten, open, unfold] the sheet
  8. [wash, change, air, dry, clean, fold] the (bed) sheets
  9. the child [dirtied, wet, soiled] the sheets
  10. [form, shape, join, cut, weld] (metal) sheets
  11. [number, date, sign] each sheet (of paper)
  12. can I have a new sheet (of paper)?
  13. the [yard, path, hilltop] was covered in a sheet of snow
  14. the plane was [wrapped, engulfed, hidden] in a sheet of fog
  15. the rain was falling in sheets
  16. a sheet of [steel, paper, plastic]
  17. a sheet of [fog, ice, snow, liquid nitrogen]
  18. a sheet of [figures, ideas, instructions]
  19. sheets of [rain, flames, floods]
n as adj
  1. [read, learn, publish] sheet music
  2. sheet lightning
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