Sheet

a rope
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sheet

  1. any broad thin expanse or surface
  2. used for writing or printing
  3. bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs
  4. (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
  5. newspaper with half-size pages
  6. a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
  7. a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relat......
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    Sheet

    A rope used to control the setting of a sail in relation to the direction of the wind.
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    Sheet

    • (v. t.) An extensive bed of an eruptive rock intruded between, or overlying, other strata. • (v. t.) A rope or chain which regulates the angle of adjustment of a sail in relation in relation to the wind; -- usually attached to the lower corner of a sail, or to a yard or a boom. • (v. t.) A single signature of a book or a pamphlet; ...
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    sheet

    (from the article `amphibole`) ...and amphiboles) has long been recognized. The structures of all of these silicates can be considered as consisting of combinations of two ... ...scientists including Charles Mauguin, Linus C. Pauling, W.W. Jackson, J. West, and John W. Gruner through the late 1920s to mid-1930s. These ... Micas have ...
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    sheet

    (from the article `materials science`) The similarity of meltable thermoplastic polymers to metals has prompted the extension of techniques used in metalworking. Sheet forming, used since ... The term copper strip as distinct from copper sheet is usually applied to material less than 60 centimetres (24 inches) wide that is supplied in l...
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    sheet

    (from the article `rigging`) ...or shortening sail are known as the running rigging. The running rigging is subdivided into the lifts, jeers, and halyards (haulyards), by which ...
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    sheet

    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, to haul upon a sheet until the sail is as flat, and the clew as near ...
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    sheet

    weather sheet noun (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
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    sheet

    piece of paper noun used for writing or printing
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    Sheet

    (thermoplastic) A flat section of a thermoplastic resin with the length considerably greater than the width and 10 mils or greater in thickness.
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    Sheet

    [sailing] In sailing, a sheet is a line (rope, cable or chain) used to control the movable corner(s) (clews) of a sail. ==Etymology== `Sheet` derives from Old English `scéata` meaning the lower corner of a sail. == Fore-and-aft rigs== Fore-and-aft rigs comprise the vast majority of sailing vessels in use today, including effectively all di...
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    Sheet

    Sheet noun [ Middle English shete , schete , Anglo-Saxon scēte , scȳte , from sceát a projecting corner, a fold in a garment (akin to Dutch schoot sheet, bosom, lap, German schoss bosom, lap, flap of a coat, Icelandic skaut , Got...
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    Sheet

    Sheet transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Sheeted ; present participle & verbal noun 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.' 'W...
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    sheet

    A line running from the bottom aft corner of a sail by which it can be adjusted to the wind
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    sheet

    A line running from the bottom corner of a sail so ye can adjust it for the wind
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    Sheet

    A line that controls sails and adjusts their angle of attack and their trailing edge.
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    Sheet

    A line used to trim sails.
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    sheet

    A line which is used to control the trim of a sail.
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    Sheet

    A printer's unit; the full size of a paper when printed, forming the section of a book when folded
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    Sheet

    A rope used to control a sail.
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21233

    Sheet

    A rope used to control the setting of a sail in relation to the direction of the wind.
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

    Sheet

    A rope used to control the setting of a sail in relation to the direction of the wind.
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    Sheet

    A single piece of paper. In poster work refers to the number of Double Crown sets in a full size poster.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829

    Sheet

    A thin flat rectangular piece of rolled metal. May be hot rolled or cold rolled. Nowadays almost always cut from coil.
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