Definition of sheeted in English:

sheeted

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adjective

  • 1Covered with or enveloped in a sheet of cloth: the sheeted body
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    • I turned in my bed and the covers fell off the sheeted mattress onto the floor and I shivered slightly at the loss of the warmth that the blankets had afforded me.
    • Their mother stepped over the sheeted body with a smile.
  • 2 Geology (Of rock) fissured or divided into layers, especially by faulting: drilling has shown a large, low-grade sheeted vein
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    • The ophiolite contains a complete igneous stratigraphy of serpentinized ultramafics, gabbro, sheeted dykes and pillow lavas, as described by Moores.
    • The boundary between the sheeted dykes and pillow lavas is tectonic, and because of shearing, the pillow basalts are locally poorly preserved.
    • We have mapped the entire Spontang ophiolite region where we recognize a complete upper mantle sequence of harzburgite and crustal gabbroic, sheeted dykes and pillow lava succession.

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