- 1 (on bed) sábana (feminine) the bottom/top sheet la sábana bajera or de abajo/encimera or de arriba a fitted sheet una sábana ajustable or (Mexico/México) de cajón as white as a sheet blanco como el papel her face went as white as a sheet when she heard the news se puso blanca como el papel cuando oyó la noticia between the sheets en 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) hoja (feminine); (of wrapping paper) pliego (masculine), hoja (feminine); (of stamps) pliego (masculine) information o fact sheet folleto (masculine) in sheets [Printing/Imprenta] en capillas, sin encuadernar to start with a clean sheet hacer* borrón y cuenta nueva 2.2 (newspaper) [colloquial/familiar] periódico (masculine)Example sentences
- 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) chapa (feminine), plancha (feminine), lámina (feminine) a sheet of glass un vidrio, una placa de vidrio (before noun/delante del nombre) sheet glass vidrio (masculine) plano 3.2 (of ice) capa (feminine) a sheet of flame una cortina de llamas the rain was coming down in sheets estaba cayendo una cortina de agua, 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.
- 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.
sheet downverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio llover* a cántaros
- [Nautical/Náutica] 1.1 (rope) escota (feminine) to be three sheets to the wind estar* como una cuba [colloquial/familiar] 1.2(sheets plural)(space)[ espacios a proa y a popa de una embarcación ]