- 1 (on bed) the bottom/top sheetla sábana bajera or de abajo/encimera or de arribaa fitted sheetuna sábana ajustable or (Mexico) de cajónas white as a sheet her face went as white as a sheet when she heard the newsse puso blanca como el papel cuando oyó la noticiabetween the sheetsen la camaExample sentences
- Sleeping blankets and covers, sheets and quilts have been made - with the children's assistance.
- Nothing made sense but the darkness behind her eyes and the scratchy cotton of the sheets beneath her skin.
- We're surrounded by pillows, blankets and sun-smelling cotton sheets.
- 2 2.1 (of paper)(of stamps) pliego (masculine)information o fact sheet in sheets (Printing)en capillasto start with a clean sheet
sin encuadernarhacer borrón y cuenta nuevaExample sentences
Example sentences2.2 (newspaper) [colloquial]
- It is a neat little unit - exactly the same size as a sheet of A4 paper, and only 65 mm high.
- Our microprocessor isn't some tiny silicon die - it's the size of a sheet of paper, maybe two.
- At first, the prints were only the size of a sheet of typing paper.
- Here she embellished sheets of postage stamps with silk thread; the sewing records the situations in which they were sewn.
- Whoever wishes to give a personal touch to stamps can have their photos printed on stamp sheets and use them.
- The film's title is a reference to the sheet of nine rare postage stamps, which they see as their ticket to the top.
- 3 3.1 (of metal) a sheet of glassun vidrio(before noun) sheet glass
una placa de vidriovidrio (masculine) planoExample sentences3.2 (of ice) a sheet of flame
una cortina de llamasthe rain was coming down in sheetsestaba cayendo una cortina de agua
- Essentially, it is a matter of adding a pigment to the interlayer material between the sheets of glass.
- The problem was that the metal sheet was glued to the door frame, but the adhesive did not properly take grip.
- Mostly the effects and material were taken from the theatre where a metal sheet would replicate thunder and a hard board against another would give the illusion of gunshots.
llovía a cántarosExample sentences
- Once he finally got parked, he nearly broke his neck slipping on a sheet of black ice.
- Skaters were also having a splendid time in Victoria Park, which had been flooded, and was covered with a sheet of ice in grand condition.
- Carelessly she ran over to the edges to collect more, but slipped and almost fell because of a sheet of ice that was hidden on the floor underneath the snow.
- (Nautical) 1.1 (rope)escota (feminine)to be three sheets to the windExample sentences1.2
also: sheets plural(space)(espacios a proa y a popa de una embarcación)
- Soon all three of us have got the hang of tacking, pulling in and letting out the sheets (the ropes attached to the sails) and steering.
- Turn into the wind and let out the sheet to allow the sail to go slack.
- With one sail, one halyard, one sheet, and two winches, the boat is the ultimate in uncomplicated sailing.
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