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  • n  any broad thin expanse or surface
    a sheet of ice
  • n  paper used for writing or printing
  • n  bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs
  • n  (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
  • n  newspaper with half-size pages
  • n  a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
  • n  (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  • n  a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
  • v  come down as if in sheets
    The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon
  • v  cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping
    sheet the body

  • The light-emitting capacitors (LECs) are essentially 1-mm-thick sheets of plastic.
  • Photos for PTI by Chien-min Chung Go to the Photo Essay Go to contact sheet.
  • An excellent source of information on our balance sheet, by the way, is a new section of the Board's website, entitled Credit and Liquidity Programs and the Balance Sheet.
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  • Cal Thomas in Forbes
    So I told Jerry (Falwell) and he almost turned white as a sheet,said Cal Thomas, then an aide to the conservative leader.
  • Henry Paulson in ABS CBN News
    We talked about a comprehensive approach that will require legislation to deal with illiquid assets of the United States on their balance sheet,Paulson said of the worst Wall Street crisis since the Great Depression.
  • Ramalinga Raju in Reuters UK
    The gap in the balance sheet has arisen purely on account of inflated profits over a period of the last several years,Raju said, adding he was prepared to face up to the legal consequences.

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