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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sheet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sheeted; p. pr. & vb. n. Sheeting.]
 1. To furnish with a sheet or sheets; to wrap in, or cover with, a sheet, or as with a sheet. “The sheeted dead.” “When snow the pasture sheets.”
 2. To expand, as a sheet.
 The star shot flew from the welkin blue,
 As it fell from the sheeted sky.   --J. R. Drake.
 To sheet home Naut., to haul upon a sheet until the sail is as flat, and the clew as near the wind, as possible.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sheet·ing, n.
 1. Cotton or linen cloth suitable for bed sheets. It is sometimes made of double width.
 2. Hydraul. Engin. A lining of planks or boards (rarely of metal) for protecting an embankment.
 3. The act or process of forming into sheets, or flat pieces; also, material made into sheets.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : fabric from which bed sheets are made