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Dictionary definition for: Sheet

1. (n) any broad thin expanse or surface; "a sheet of ice"

2. (v) come down as if in sheets; "The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon"

3. (n) used for writing or printing

4. (v) cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping; "sheet the body"

5. (n) bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs

6. (n) (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"

7. (n) newspaper with half-size pages

8. (n) a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width

9. (n) (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

10. (n) a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

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