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sheeted Line breaks: sheet¦ed
Pronunciation: /ˈʃiːtɪd/

Definition of sheeted in English:


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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