Meaning of SHEET in English

SHEET

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a clean shirt/sheet/towel etc

Where are all my clean socks?

a sheet of glass (= a piece of flat glass )

Sheets of glass were used as shelves.

a sheet of ice

A thin sheet of ice had formed over the surface of the pond.

a sheet of paper

Each recipe was written down on a separate sheet of paper.

an instruction booklet/leaflet/sheet

The washing machine comes with an instruction leaflet.

baking sheet

balance sheet

a healthy balance sheet

charge sheet

cookie sheet

fact sheet

ice sheet

poop sheet

rap sheet

sheet lightning (= lightning that appears as a sudden flash of brightness covering a large area of sky )

Thunder rumbled and sheet lightning flashed ominously among the clouds.

sheet lightning

sheet metal

sheet music

sheets of rain (= large moving masses of heavy rain )

He drove home slowly, through sheets of rain.

style sheet

time sheet

tip sheet

a tip sheet for private investors

white as a sheet (= extremely pale )

Are you OK? You’re white as a sheet .

winding sheet

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

blank

We must ensure Brian Wilson's blank sheet of paper is full of good ideas before too long.

Manion put the seven blank sheets of paper and the accompanying envelopes in a file folder and left for lunch.

Inevitably, when he arrived home he found he had nothing but a blank sheet of photographic paper.

To put it simply, it is difficult to get beyond that first blank sheet of paper.

He still had to put his own words on this blank sheet in front of him.

You will also need blank sheets of paper of the same size, markers, and paper for students.

Nigel was installed in the office with a blank sheet of paper in front of him when Eleanor arrived.

Put the bell picture up on the wall with the blank sheet of paper next to it. 2.

clean

A large cavalry patrol moved across it stage by stage like bedbugs across a clean sheet .

At the far end, clean sheets were airing under an open roof.

Taking a clean sheet of A4 paper out of a drawer, she divided it into three vertical columns.

They are treading unfamiliar ground in the relegation zone and have failed to keep a clean sheet this season.

Hereford just can't keep a clean sheet and their lowly league position reflects that.

Also there is some funny rule regarding how long a player must be on the pitch to claim a clean sheet .

And another clean sheet for Beeney.

Liverpool can not afford to concede a goal tonight-and James has yet to keep a clean sheet .

large

Faxing the stuff, may prove awkward as it is on 2 large A3 sheets .

Arrange croissant cubes on large baking sheet .

It comes in various sizes of large sheets as well as the small sizes available in hardware shops.

Finishing the story, Rita pulls out large sheets of newsprint on which she has pasted pictures from the story.

Magilla was given a large sheet of plain white paper and a felt-tip pen and proceeded to write down all our thoughts.

Town Council Chairwoman Joy Jackson wrote on a large sheet of paper a list of suggestions for dealing with future fires.

It was a large sheet of paper with writing all over it.

Give each group a large sheet of paper on which to record their results.

mylar

Don't be frightened of cards and mylar sheets .

Each row on the mylar sheet is knitted twice.

Making a mylar sheet is mercifully silent and you can do this almost anywhere you can find a working surface.

I find knitting from a pattern in the Design Controller even easier than knitting with a mylar sheet .

Each row of the pattern as marked on the mylar sheet takes two rows to knit.

The solid lines mark the edge of the mylar sheet , the dotted lines the boundary between the two motifs.

On separate mylar sheets , I then mark out each colour in turn for the relevant areas of the design.

The EC1 pattern controller reads the mylar sheets and it has the pattern variation controls.

separate

He numbered the questions, and jotted down the answers on a separate sheet .

Stick the pictures of the animals minus their ears on separate sheets of paper.

The evening paper flung aside violently and scattering into its separate half-dozen sheets accounted for a good fifty percent of the chaos.

If necessary a separate sheet should be attached specifying the individual entries to be processed.

Reference lists, figure legends and tables should all be on separate sheets , all of which should be double-spaced and numbered.

Write all your metaphors and similes down on a separate sheet of paper.

Use a separate sheet for each stone so that the downward trend looks more dramatic-and more encouraging.

On separate mylar sheets , I then mark out each colour in turn for the relevant areas of the design.

single

Its prime target is an audience of decision makers whose names you can write down on a single sheet of paper.

Printed on thin single sheets , suitable for enclosing in an envelope, they were a considerable success.

For each of these stages a single sheet of paper carries an activity matrix.

On a single sheet of paper write down the main message of the report.

It was a single sheet that had been folded neatly into four.

He lay down under the single sheet and closed his eyes.

It contained a single sheet of paper.

As she walked she tore at the seal, unfolding the single sheet .

thin

Printed on thin single sheets , suitable for enclosing in an envelope, they were a considerable success.

Even a thin sheet of card, or a foot of air, will absorb a good proportion.

The thin sheet of paper inside was a receipt.

Surround meat with thin sheets of fat and tie into A place before roasting.

The minute particles in the rock have been flattened with the result that the slate splits easily into thin sheets .

He was curious to investigate what would happen if he passed the Alphas through an exceptionally thin sheet of material.

There were mattresses but no blankets, only thin sheets .

These are sold in very thin sheets that can be cut to the desired size, filled, sealed and boiled.

white

He went as white as a sheet and backed off immediately.

There was the big brass bed with its snowy white sheets , its marshmallow pillows and top-cover of fringed ivory lace.

A double bed with starched white sheets covering a too-soft mattress fills most of the space.

I sit high on a table with a white paper sheet on it.

She saw seven place settings and seven beds with white sheets .

Hoomey came back white as a sheet , speechless.

She held the bundle up and finished unwrapping it from its white sheet .

■ NOUN

balance

Its balance sheet is rock solid.

Unisys had $ 820 million in cash on the balance sheet at the close of the quarter.

Interim reporting Interim reports should include balance sheet information and be reviewed by auditors. 1.

The corporate balance sheet also showed a steady and impressive growth in shareholders' equity over the years since Lockheed almost died.

Answer guide: Record in the stock column and in a creditor column. Balance sheet - increase assets and liabilities.

Without three pars, the balance sheet for the week would be bright red.

Assume that a bank has the following simplified balance sheet .

The assets side of the balance sheet lists the total resources of the firm in dollar terms.

charge

On 19 July 1991 the sentences were overturned on technical grounds - a typist's error on the charge sheet .

The charge sheet reveals that Mr Milosevic and his fellow conspirators allegedly embezzled $ 400m in state funds.

cookie

Set pie on cookie sheet and bake at 425 degrees 10 minutes.

When you covered the cookie sheet I with the towel, the sound was no longer reflected.

Place on well-greased cookie sheet and flatten with spatula.

Drop on to greased cookie sheets and bake about 10 minutes.

Spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 12 to 15 minutes.

Drop by rounded teaspoons on to a greased non-stick cookie sheet .

Put a cookie sheet on the oven rack during preheating.

fact

This fact sheet examines sources and types of income, and the variation between different types of families.

Special fact sheets and brochures are to be produced as part of the campaign.

These include books, posters, spiritual reflections, fact sheets about specific countries and aid programmes, videos and tape/slide presentations.

Examples are fact sheets , recipes and research material.

All the information's on our fact sheet .

Glen Lyons has a variety of mail order products and fact sheets available.

ice

During the Pleistocene period, Britain's climate ranged from warm-temperate to very cold during the several advances of ice sheets .

Thus the ice sheet would expand.

In the last one million years the ice sheets spread a layer of boulder clay across the lowlands.

The cutter rolls briefly as it splits an ice sheet the size of a suburban back yard.

These differences were caused first by ice sheets and later by rivers.

The tremendous weight of the ice sheet loaded and depressed that part of the lithosphere.

It is equally difficult to work out what will happen to the ice sheets at the poles.

As the snow accumulates from that little boreal patch, growing inexorably year after year, gargantuan ice sheets begin to form.

information

Recently, this hospital's dietitian requested changes in the patient information sheet for a protocol approved by that committee.

Stories are great for all types of documents, from information sheets to faxed memos.

Informed consent was sought from parents, who were given an information sheet .

Rather than saying: This information sheet is snobby and boring.

Visitors with mobility, sight or hearing impairments will be sent an information sheet and plan on request.

No one will read it. your editor should say: This information sheet contains a lot of important information.

The permit, which is free, also has an information sheet which states 11 separate conditions concerning the use of skips.

metal

And the beauty is not just limited to the sheet metal .

Houses were shoulder-high, made of old packing crates and strips of sheet metal , the walls stuffed with cardboard and rags.

The technique of hammering meant that sheet metal was liable to become brittle.

Some had pieces of sheet metal tacked on to them.

Heinz was a sheet metal worker.

But the familiar screaming of sheet metal against a wall undoubtedly will make hearts skip faster than usual.

At its Llanfyllin site, Grayman Tooling and Pressings manufactures sheet metal pressings and assemblies mainly for the automotive industry.

A sheet metal punch is drawn through by being tightened with an Allen key.

music

He repaired to it, deposited three dollars, borrowed a book and some sheet music , and then bought a violin.

He was subsequently traced and cleared by Oxford police, who knew him as Stephen Smith, a wandering sheet music salesman.

Clyde also brought along his saxophone and sheet music .

There is also the possibility of further income for the composer from sales of sheet music .

Although we did receive some sheet music , we mainly got tapes.

plastic

So keep up the heat in your compost heap by covering it with black plastic sheets , old carpets or sacking.

If you're basing yourself at one campsite place an old groundsheet or plastic sheet under the tent.

The deck and superstructure is effectively a sandwich of foam contained within two fibre reinforced plastic sheets .

The intestinal segment, covered by a thin plastic sheet , was placed on a plastic plate specially designed for this purpose.

Esda is effectively negated because the plastic sheet ensures that no indentation is left on underlying pages.

When lifted and placed against a transparent plastic sheet they would show up the tiniest particle.

It's easy to be tidy, just carry a plastic sheet or bag upon which your excavated earth is placed.

The corpses lay uncovered in the open on plastic sheets .

style

Some page makeup programs, such as Ventura, come with a set of style sheets .

Doubleclick or open the typeface, and you get a style sheet that you can print.

A collection of these tags makes up a style sheet and, together with the skeleton document, are saved as a template.

Recently there has been some move towards separate specification of formatting information, typically in the form of style sheets .

It is also well worth using this style sheet as the starting point for any new ones.

The second area in which Aldus have improved the handling of long documents is in the implementation of style sheets .

With an automatic system a few simple alterations to the style sheet and it's all done for you.

■ VERB

bake

Place well apart on baking sheets and flatten slightly.

Arrange croissant cubes on large baking sheet .

Place on baking sheets and bake for 10-15 minutes.

Place roll on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray and flatten roll to 1-inch thick.

Place on baking sheets and bake four about 10 minutes until crisp and golden.

Remove from baking sheet to a wire rack and let cool for 10 minutes.

Leave on baking sheets for a few minutes, then transfer biscuits to wire racks until completely cool.

Line a flat baking sheet with heavy foil.

change

And if he hasn't changed his sheets by now, he jolly well ought to have done.

I got in the habit of changing the sheets every weekend.

The ceiling could be lifted off, so that Glumdalclitch could change my sheets and tidy my room.

Newley and Bricusse would both like to find another Newley and Bricusse, with somebody else - just to change the sheets .

cover

A low, squarish object covered by a dust sheet caught his eye and he cautiously headed towards it.

A couple of feet north of the light fixture was a small skylight covered by sheets of tin.

These, she noticed, were covered by white dust sheets .

When you covered the cookie sheet I with the towel, the sound was no longer reflected.

It was covered with dust sheets .

The body of an old man covered by a sheet was wheeled by just as Billy entered the corridor.

Their floors are covered by sheets of boulder clay.

I squeezed into the room, gently lifted him up, lay him on the bed and covered him with a sheet .

draw

Worksheet of Stern 5. Draw up a balance sheet and profit and loss account for Stern.

The wind filled it and the men drew taut the sheets , but the ship did not move.

He steeled himself as Epitot drew back the sheet .

He drew a sheet of paper toward him: it appeared to be a telegram bearing a royal crest.

He was dead, and she drew the sheet over his face before turning her attention to the next.

She draws back the sheet so that he stirs uneasily, feeling the cooler air and himself revealed.

Tom drew back the sheets and Willie climbed in between them.

He hand drew each sheet and then compressed them.

include

Interim reporting Interim reports should include balance sheet information and be reviewed by auditors. 1.

Applications of special interest to accountants include voice annotated balance sheets and accounts, and remote auditing and stock taking.

Next morning I was driven to Cambridge, clutching the flight engineer's personal documents which included his Service conduct sheet .

The scheme also includes a sheet explaining the procedure for the inspection.

Whether any resulting assets and liabilities should be included in the balance sheet .

keep

Thin wedges are used to keep the sheets a couple of millimetres off the floor.

Note: Keep phyllo sheets covered with a dry towel while working with one sheet at a time.

They are treading unfamiliar ground in the relegation zone and have failed to keep a clean sheet this season.

Hereford just can't keep a clean sheet and their lowly league position reflects that.

Liverpool can not afford to concede a goal tonight-and James has yet to keep a clean sheet .

Everton's record of failing to keep a clean sheet in 15 matches soon looked ominously likely to continue.

Unofficial payments made by Swindon included signing-on fees of up to £20,000 and a goalkeeper's £50 bonus for keeping a clean sheet .

He was keeping a clean sheet against two terrific attempts by Martin Ling and co.

place

I watched as he placed a sheet of paper in the roller and began tapping the keys.

Cut into 8 wedges. Place on cookie sheet .

Photographs may be prepared by placing negative sheets or printing papers face down on the glass viewing plate.

Generously butter and flour four 1-cup, oven-proof ramekins. Place on a baking sheet .

An overnight case had been placed carefully on a sheet of newspaper.

Drain and place on a baking sheet .

The pad, which is placed below the under sheet , acts like a sensitive switch.

He placed one sheet of paper before the clerk and returned to counsel table.

produce

The image can be produced on a transparent sheet or on paper as required.

However, producing a consolidated balance sheet without the fund balance sheets is hardly a satisfactory solution.

This seems inconsistent with the practice of producing a consolidated balance sheet .

The surface then produced is ideal for sheet floorcoverings.

In order to provide some sort of overall picture this authority, in common with most others, produces a consolidated balance sheet .

The Aviation Ministry ... produces sheet aluminium, magnesium alloys, shaped metal products, plastics, and rubber products.

The system produces daily action sheets and reminders such as limitation reminders.

pull

Returning to the bed, he pulled the sheet away, and Paige held out her arms to him.

He reached into his coat and pulled out a sheet of paper which he unfolded and thrust at Henry.

We pulled off the sheets and untied the prisoner from the post.

I pulled out our instruction sheet on which was printed the name of the ryokan where we were all to have lunch.

The woman would pull up the sheet to her neck.

Finishing the story, Rita pulls out large sheets of newsprint on which she has pasted pictures from the story.

Making the bed: pull the top sheet back and check whether the bottom sheet is soiled and needs changing.

put

She ripped out the paper and put in a fresh sheet .

Manion put the seven blank sheets of paper and the accompanying envelopes in a file folder and left for lunch.

I put the sheet back in the folder and the folder back on the other rear seat.

I plan to put down new sheet vinyl in my kitchen.

That surprised him, and he paused a moment before putting back the sheet .

Set pie on upper oven rack and put a baking sheet on shelf below to catch any drips.

They put on a bed sheet and ride around trying to get something out of their systems.

He put a sheet of hotel stationary into the roller and sat there for a moment, staring at it.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be singing from the same hymn book/sheet

be singing from the same hymn sheet/book

clean sheet/slate

A clean sheet of blotting paper should be in the blotter. 5.

Everton's record of failing to keep a clean sheet in 15 matches soon looked ominously likely to continue.

He wanted to use the subsidiary as a totally clean slate and he wanted true collaboration from the beginning.

Hereford just can't keep a clean sheet and their lowly league position reflects that.

Orson Pratt, one of the originals, stressed the clean slate of history on which they wrote.

The new-born child is virtually a clean slate, to be written on by the world.

They are treading unfamiliar ground in the relegation zone and have failed to keep a clean sheet this season.

When things go wrong Many people today believe that children begin life with a clean slate.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

During monsoon season, the rain comes down in sheets.

She decorated a sheet of mirrored glass with a few pressed flowers.

Sinks can be pressed from a single sheet of steel.

Wrapping paper is sold in sheets or rolls.

Write each answer on a separate sheet .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Anyone not on a sheet of paper or who steps off, drops out of the game.

Groups of carbonate ions are arranged in sheets in a manner somewhat like that of the sheet silicates.

He reached into his coat and pulled out a sheet of paper which he unfolded and thrust at Henry.

Hotrolled is the least processed sheet steel, while coated is the most processed.

The balance sheet in Table 16.2 shows the various sterling assets of the recognized banks in descending order of liquidity.

We got a sheet on him.

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