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

 blan·ket /ˈblæŋkət/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blan·ket n.
 1. A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, and having a nap, used in bed clothing; also, a similar fabric used as a robe; or any fabric used as a cover for a horse.
 2. Print. A piece of rubber, felt, or woolen cloth, used in the tympan to make it soft and elastic.
 3. A streak or layer of blubber in whales.
 Note:The use of blankets formerly as curtains in theaters explains the following figure of Shakespeare.
 Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark
 To cry, “Hold, hold!”   --Shak.
 Blanket sheet, a newspaper of folio size.
 A wet blanket, anything which damps, chills, dispirits, or discour░ges.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blan·ket, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blanketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Blanketing.]
 1. To cover with a blanket.
    I'll . . . blanket my loins.   --Shak.
 2. To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.
    We'll have our men blanket 'em i' the hall.   --B. Jonson.
 3. To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of her.
 Blanket cattle. See Belted cattle, under Belted.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases";
            "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions
            against human-rights violators"; "an invention with
            broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet
            nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"
            [syn: across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing,
             all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing,
             panoptic, wide]
      n 1: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the
           covers over his head and went to sleep" [syn: cover]
      2: anything that covers; "there was a blanket of snow" [syn: mantle]
      3: a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a
         nuclear reactor
      v 1: cover as if with a blanket; "snow blanketed the fields"
      2: form a blanket-like cover (over)