- 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.
- 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.