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Who would want to get back together with Taylor Swift after having dated her? I'm sure dating her is like talking to a white sheet of paper with a little bit of vanilla ice cream on it that doesn't say anything.
Kurt Braunohler

Meaning of "sheet" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SHEET

Old English sciete; related to sceat corner, lap, Old Norse skaut, Old High German scōz lap.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SHEET

sheet  [ʃiːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHEET

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sheet is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb sheet in English.

WHAT DOES SHEET MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sheet in the English dictionary

The first definition of sheet in the dictionary is a large rectangular piece of cotton, linen, etc, generally one of a pair used as inner bedclothes. Other definition of sheet is a thin piece of a substance such as paper, glass, or metal, usually rectangular in form. Sheet is also a broad continuous surface; expanse or stretch.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SHEET

PRESENT

Present
I sheet
you sheet
he/she/it sheets
we sheet
you sheet
they sheet
Present continuous
I am sheeting
you are sheeting
he/she/it is sheeting
we are sheeting
you are sheeting
they are sheeting
Present perfect
I have sheeted
you have sheeted
he/she/it has sheeted
we have sheeted
you have sheeted
they have sheeted
Present perfect continuous
I have been sheeting
you have been sheeting
he/she/it has been sheeting
we have been sheeting
you have been sheeting
they have been sheeting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I sheeted
you sheeted
he/she/it sheeted
we sheeted
you sheeted
they sheeted
Past continuous
I was sheeting
you were sheeting
he/she/it was sheeting
we were sheeting
you were sheeting
they were sheeting
Past perfect
I had sheeted
you had sheeted
he/she/it had sheeted
we had sheeted
you had sheeted
they had sheeted
Past perfect continuous
I had been sheeting
you had been sheeting
he/she/it had been sheeting
we had been sheeting
you had been sheeting
they had been sheeting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will sheet
you will sheet
he/she/it will sheet
we will sheet
you will sheet
they will sheet
Future continuous
I will be sheeting
you will be sheeting
he/she/it will be sheeting
we will be sheeting
you will be sheeting
they will be sheeting
Future perfect
I will have sheeted
you will have sheeted
he/she/it will have sheeted
we will have sheeted
you will have sheeted
they will have sheeted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been sheeting
you will have been sheeting
he/she/it will have been sheeting
we will have been sheeting
you will have been sheeting
they will have been sheeting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would sheet
you would sheet
he/she/it would sheet
we would sheet
you would sheet
they would sheet
Conditional continuous
I would be sheeting
you would be sheeting
he/she/it would be sheeting
we would be sheeting
you would be sheeting
they would be sheeting
Conditional perfect
I would have sheet
you would have sheet
he/she/it would have sheet
we would have sheet
you would have sheet
they would have sheet
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been sheeting
you would have been sheeting
he/she/it would have been sheeting
we would have been sheeting
you would have been sheeting
they would have been sheeting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you sheet
we let´s sheet
you sheet
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to sheet
Past participle
sheeted
Present Participle
sheeting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHEET


beat
biːt
complete
kəmˈpliːt
concrete
ˈkɒnkriːt
delete
dɪˈliːt
eat
iːt
elite
ɪˈliːt
feat
fiːt
feet
fiːt
heat
hiːt
meat
miːt
meet
miːt
petite
pəˈtiːt
repeat
rɪˈpiːt
seat
siːt
street
striːt
suite
swiːt
sweet
swiːt
treat
triːt
tweet
twiːt
visite
vɪˈziːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHEET

sheerlegs
sheerly
Sheerness
sheesh
sheet anchor
sheet bend
sheet down
sheet feed
sheet ice
sheet lightning
sheet metal
sheet music
sheet pile
sheet-fed
sheeter
sheeting
sheetless
sheetlike
sheetrock
sheety

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHEET

attendance sheet
baking sheet
balance sheet
bath sheet
clean sheet
fact sheet
factsheet
fitted sheet
flow sheet
fly sheet
groundsheet
rap sheet
song sheet
spec sheet
spreadsheet
style sheet
tear sheet
tipsheet
to get on the scoresheet
worksheet

Synonyms and antonyms of sheet in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SHEET»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «sheet» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of sheet
area · bed linen · bedding · blanket · coat · covering · expanse · film · folio · lamina · layer · leaf · membrane · overlay · page · pane · panel · piece · plate · slab · stratum · stretch · surface · sweep · veneer

Translation of «sheet» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHEET

Find out the translation of sheet to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sheet from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sheet» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

被单
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sábana
570 millions of speakers

English

sheet
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चादर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُلَاءَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

простыня
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lençol
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চাদর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

drap
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lembaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bettlaken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シーツ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

시트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lembaran
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chăn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தாள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पत्रक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tabaka
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

foglio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prześcieradło
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

простирадло
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cearșaf
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σεντόνι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

blad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lakan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ark
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sheet

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEET»

The term «sheet» is very widely used and occupies the 3.164 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEET» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sheet» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sheet» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sheet

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «SHEET»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sheet.
1
Harold Acton
So often is the virgin sheet of paper more real than what one has to say, and so often one regrets having marred it.
2
Jenny Agutter
I have a huge respect for writers and realise that this is not an area that I find easy. I doubt that I would have the patience in front of a blank sheet of paper to become a writer.
3
Mary Badham
I didn't know anything about movies or movie stars or the Academy or anything. I was just a blank sheet of paper. I was totally ignorant of all that stuff. I never went to the movies, didn't know anything about the movies.
4
Gordon Bethune
A bankruptcy judge can fix your balance sheet, but he cannot fix your company.
5
Kurt Braunohler
Who would want to get back together with Taylor Swift after having dated her? I'm sure dating her is like talking to a white sheet of paper with a little bit of vanilla ice cream on it that doesn't say anything.
6
John Buchan
You think that a wall as solid as the earth separates civilization from barbarism. I tell you the division is a thread, a sheet of glass. A touch here, a push there, and you bring back the reign of Saturn.
7
Diane Cilento
Blank House was exactly a nice empty sheet where nothing was accountable because you were so naughty that you were in Blank House.
8
James Badge Dale
I can't go to the hardware store, cut a sheet in half and staple it to the window anymore. It doesn't fly.
9
Theodore Dalrymple
The idea that man is a tabula rasa, or Mao's sheet of blank paper upon which the most beautiful characters can be written, is an old one with disastrous implications. I do not think though that the cults you mention could survive honest thought about human nature.
10
Roger Daltrey
You're better off being a brick layer if you're going to play guitar than a sheet metal worker.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHEET»

Discover the use of sheet in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sheet and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Balance Sheet Basics: Financial Management for Nonfinancial ...
In Balance Sheet Basics, Ronald Spurga takes you step by step through the balance sheet to explain not only the line items and what they mean, but also how to interpret ratios derived form the balance sheet, providing an indispensable road ...
Ronald C. Spurga, 2004
2
Mechanics of Sheet Metal Forming
Engineers in stamping plants and press shops find the book useful in understanding what happens during forming and why failures occur. The book is also used as a text for industrial short courses that have been given in many countries.
Jack Hu, Zdzislaw Marciniak, John Duncan, 2002
3
Sheet Metal Forming
Covers all aspects of forming sheet metal, the primary deformation process in making aircraft, automobiles, and many other products.
R. Pearce, 1991
4
Automotive Sheet Metal Forming & Fabrication
This book contains useful instruction and information for metal workers, from novice to intermediate and even advanced, on how to apply force and use good judgment, thorough planning, close observation, creativity, and restraint to create ...
Matt Joseph, 2011
5
Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in ...
Using frank descriptions, this book has a warm and friendly tone that will help couples overcome awkwardness in discussing an issue important to all married couples.
Kevin Leman, 2010
6
Sheet Metal Forming Processes: Constitutive Modelling and ...
The book gives a synthetic presentation of the research performed in the field of sheet metal forming simulation during more than twenty years by the members of three teams: the Research Centre on Sheet Metal Forming CERTETA (Technical ...
Dorel Banabic, 2010
7
How To Read A Balance Sheet
How to Read a Balance Sheet focuses on Balance Sheet, arguably the most important and revealing of all financial statements of any business organization.
Ramachandran, N. & Kakani, R K, 2009
8
Sheet Metal Handbook
How about learning to design and build your own body panels, manifolds, brackets and fuel tanks? These are just a few of the many tips and techniques shared by master metal craftsman Ron Fournier.
Sue Fournier, 1989
9
Ultimate Sheet Metal Fabrication: [build from Scratch with ...
Written for both automobile and motorcycle owners, this completely illustrated guidebook helps beginners develop the skills needed to restore and repair sheet steel and aluminum alloys for restoration and customizing.
Tim Remus, 1999
10
Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security
This book addresses this gap by providing a comprehensive evaluation of the consequences of the Iraq war for the national security of the United States.
John Duffield, Peter Dombrowski, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHEET»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sheet is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Thunder match Trail Blazers' offer sheet for Enes Kanter
By signing an offer sheet with the Blazers, Kanter is now locked into 4.5 percent annual raises instead of the 7.5 percent bumps he would have received if he ... «SB Nation, Jul 15»
2
Blazers, Enes Kanter agree to $70 million offer sheet, per report
The Portland Trail Blazers are preparing a bid on one of the two best free agents remaining on the market. Flushed with cap space from LaMarcus Aldridge's ... «SB Nation, Jul 15»
3
'Impressive' Sheet Of Rock Falls From Yosemite's Half Dome
(AP) – Officials at Yosemite National Park say a massive sheet of rock has fallen from the vertical face of Half Dome on the most popular route used by climbers. «CBS Local, Jul 15»
4
Bucs offer sheet to George Johnson has no “poison pill”
The Lions have disputed the offer sheet signed in Tampa by defensive end George Johnson. The news sparked speculation of a poison pill in the package that ... «NBCSports.com, Apr 15»
5
Bills sign Charles Clay to offer sheet
Clay has been tagged as the Dolphins' transition player, meaning the Dolphins have the right to match any offer sheet Clay signs. Now that Clay has signed, the ... «NBCSports.com, Mar 15»
6
The melting of Antarctica was already really bad. It just got worse.
A hundred years from now, humans may remember 2014 as the year that we first learned that we may have irreversibly destabilized the great ice sheet of West ... «Washington Post, Mar 15»
7
New York's last classical sheet music store closes
franks classical store Heidi Rogers tends to customers on the final day for Frank Music, New York City's last remaining classical sheet music store. «CNNMoney, Mar 15»
8
NYC's Last Classical Sheet Music Store to Close
Frank Music Company has supplied classical sheet music to generations of instrumentalists, singers and composers. On Friday, the retail store will close its ... «Wall Street Journal, Mar 15»
9
Archway Sheet Metal Works loses battle against Tottenham's plans …
Archway Sheet Metal Works asked a judge to quash Communities Secretary Eric Pickles' decision to confirm a compulsory purchase order (CPO) on the ... «Daily Mail, Feb 15»
10
Fire breaks out at sheet metal firm blocking Tottenham Hotspur's …
Josif Josif, 46, who runs Archway Sheet Metal Works, said: "People were calling us and threatening us and we were receiving bomb threats and that started a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Nov 14»

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