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sheet1 British & World English

A large rectangular piece of cotton or other fabric, used on a bed to cover the mattress and as a layer beneath blankets when these are used

sheet2 British & World English

A rope attached to the lower corner of a sail for securing or extending the sail or for altering its direction

rap sheet British & World English

A criminal record

ice sheet British & World English

A layer of ice covering an extensive tract of land for a long period of time

jib sheet British & World English

A rope by which a jib is trimmed

cheat sheet British & World English

A piece of paper bearing written notes intended to aid one’s memory, typically one used surreptitiously in an examination

proof sheet British & World English

A page of proofed text; a proof

sheet bend British & World English

A method of temporarily fastening one rope through the loop of another

sheet metal British & World English

Metal formed into thin sheets, typically by rolling or hammering

sheet music British & World English

Printed music, as opposed to performed or recorded music

sheet pile British & World English

A pile that is pressed or molded from sheet metal or vinyl so as to interlock with other such piles to form a retaining wall or other piling installation

short-sheet British & World English

Make (a bed) as an apple-pie bed

crime sheet British & World English

A form on which police record details of a reported crime

cover sheet British & World English

A page sent as the first page of a fax transmission, identifying the sender, number of pages, etc.

draw sheet British & World English

A sheet that is placed in such a way that it can be taken from under a patient or invalid without disturbing the bedclothes

dust sheet British & World English

A large sheet for covering furniture or flooring to protect it from dust or while decorating

dryer sheet British & World English

A fabric softener sheet

fact sheet British & World English

A paper giving useful information about a particular issue, especially one discussed on a television or radio programme

free sheet British & World English

A free newspaper

flat sheet British & World English

An ordinary sheet for a bed as distinct from a fitted one

style sheet British & World English

A manual detailing the house style of a particular publisher, publication, etc.

time sheet British & World English

A piece of paper for recording the number of hours worked

slip sheet British & World English

A sheet of paper placed between newly printed sheets to prevent set-off or smudging

tear sheet British & World English

A page that can be or has been removed from a newspaper, magazine, or book for use separately

news-sheet British & World English

A simple form of newspaper

baking sheet British & World English

A metal tray on which food may be cooked in an oven

balance sheet British & World English

A statement of the assets, liabilities, and capital of a business or other organization at a particular point in time, detailing the balance of income and expenditure over the preceding period

charge sheet British & World English

A record made in a police station of the charges against a person

plasma sheet British & World English

A layer of plasma in the magnetotail of the earth (or another planet), lying in the equatorial plane beyond the plasmapause, with two divergent branches that reach the earth at polar latitudes

scandal sheet British & World English

A newspaper or magazine giving prominence to scandalous stories or gossip

sheet anchor British & World English

An additional anchor for use in emergencies

sheet feeder British & World English

A device for feeding paper into a computer printer a sheet at a time

cookie sheet British & World English

A flat metal tray on which biscuits or cakes may be cooked

contact sheet British & World English

A piece of photographic paper on to which several or all of the negatives on a film have been contact-printed

conduct sheet British & World English

A form used in schools and the armed forces to record someone’s offences and punishments

winding sheet British & World English

A sheet in which a corpse is wrapped for burial; a shroud

flowing sheet British & World English

A sheet (rope) that has been eased to allow free movement in the wind

sheet lightning British & World English

Lightning with its brightness diffused by reflection within clouds

a clean sheet British & World English

An absence of existing restraints or commitments

white as a sheet British & World English

(Of a person) very pale, especially from shock

a clean sheet in clean British & World English

An absence of existing restraints or commitments

sing from the same hymn sheet British & World English

Present a united front in public by not disagreeing with one another

white as a sheet in sheet1 British & World English

(Of a person) very pale, especially from shock

keep a clean sheet in clean British & World English

(In a football match) prevent the opposing side from scoring

groundsheet British & World English

A waterproof sheet spread on the ground inside a tent

sheet something home in sheet2 British & World English

Extend a sail by tightening the sheets so that the sail is set as flat as possible

scoresheet in scorecard British & World English

(In sport) a card, sheet, or book in which scores are entered

style guide in style sheet British & World English

A manual detailing the house style of a particular publisher, publication, etc.

spreadsheet British & World English

A computer program used to create and manipulate spreadsheets


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