Definitions of 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. A broad, thinly expanded portion of metal or other substance; as, a sheet of copper, of glass, or the like; a plate; a leaf.
  6. A broad expanse of water, or the like.
  7. A sail.
  8. An extensive bed of an eruptive rock intruded between, or overlying, other strata.
  9. The space in the forward or the after part of a boat where there are no rowers; as, fore sheets; stern sheets.
  10. To furnish with a sheet or sheets; to wrap in, or cover with, a sheet, or as with a sheet.
  11. To expand, as a sheet.
  12. 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.
  13. To cover with or as with a sheet.
  14. To cover, as with a sheet.
  15. To furnish with sheets; cover as in a sheet; shroud.
  16. To spread out into a sheet or sheets; expand.
  17. come down as if in sheets; " The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon"
  18. cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping; " sheet the body"
  19. To furnish with sheets; to cover as with sheets.
  20. a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
  21. used for writing or printing
  22. ( 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"
  23. newspaper with half- size pages
  24. any broad thin expanse or surface; " a sheet of ice"
  25. ( nautical) a line ( rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  26. A large, broad, thin piece of any substance, as paper, cloth, etc.; a broad piece of linen or cotton to cover a bed; a single piece of paper of differing size; a newspaper; a broad expanse or surface; a rope attached to a sail to move it.
  27. A large, thin piece of anything: a large, broad piece of cloth in a bed: a large, broad piece of paper: a sail: the rope fastened to the leeward corner of a sail to extend it to the wind.
  28. Cloth to cover a bed; broad piece of paper; a sail; rope that extends a sail.
  29. A thin and broad piece, as of paper or metal, or of cloth for a bed; any broad, flat surface, as of water.
  30. A rope or chain from a lower corner of the sail to extend or move it; also, a sail.
  31. A broad piece of cloth to cover a bed; a large broad piece of paper; anything expanded; a sail; rope to extend a sail. See Shoot.
  32. Any open piece of cloth not made up into a shaped garment; a broad large piece of anything made thin, as paper, linen, iron, & c.; in bed- clothes, a large piece of linen or cotton cloth placed next the body; any thin covering, as a sheel of ice or water; any flat expanse; a book or pamphlet; among seamen, a rope attached to one or both the lower corners of a sail in order to extend it to the wind.