Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sheet

8 senses of sheet

Sense 1
sheet -- (any broad thin expanse or surface; "a sheet of ice")
       => expanse -- (a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky)

Sense 2
sheet, piece of paper, sheet of paper -- (paper used for writing or printing)
       => paper -- (a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses)

Sense 3
sheet, bed sheet -- (bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs)
       => bed linen -- (linen or cotton articles for a bed (as sheets and pillowcases))

Sense 4
plane, sheet -- ((mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; "we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane"; "any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane")
       => shape, form -- (the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape")

Sense 5
tabloid, rag, sheet -- (newspaper with half-size pages)
       => newspaper, paper -- (a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements; "he read his newspaper at breakfast")

Sense 6
sheet, flat solid -- (a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width)
       => artifact, artefact -- (a man-made object taken as a whole)

Sense 7
sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud -- ((nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind)
       => line -- (something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line")

Sense 8
sail, canvas, canvass, sheet -- (a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel)
       => piece of cloth, piece of material -- (a separate part consisting of fabric)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sheet

2 senses of sheet

Sense 1
sheet -- (come down as if in sheets; "The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon")
       => pour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets -- (rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!")

Sense 2
sheet -- (cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping; "sheet the body")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

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