Definition of sheeting
1 : material in the form of sheets or suitable for forming into sheets: such asa : a sturdy plain-woven cloth usually of cotton used especially for bedsheetsb : material (such as a plastic) in the form of a continuous film
2 : a lining (such as wood or steel) used to support an embankment or the walls of an excavation
Examples of sheeting in a Sentence
We covered the wall with clear plastic sheeting.
Recent Examples of sheeting from the Web
On Thursday afternoon, contractors were busy at the site putting down plastic sheeting on adjacent sections of the school artifical turf field.
The landlord put plastic sheeting over the hole; the stars twinkled murkily through.
Approximately half the city’s cabs decorate their ceilings and doors in some kind of colorful plastic or vinyl sheeting.
Cordon off the affected rooms with plastic sheeting to keep it contained.
Veteran aid workers say the key to countering extremism is less about plastic sheeting for blown out windows or restoring electricity and more about ensuring a local government has the trust and confidence of its citizens.
If concerned about treated wood, line inside with plastic sheeting before adding soil. •
Made of iron sheeting, stone, wood, concrete or marble, tens of thousands of such shrines punctuate Greece’s roadside scenery, usually on tricky bends or cliffside stretches — even in central Athens.
Today’s fence consists of roughly 650 miles of disparate segments, made out of a combination of steel posts and rails, metal sheeting, chain link, concrete vehicle barriers and wire mesh.
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First Known Use of sheeting
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Definition of sheeting for English Language Learners
: material (such as plastic) in the form of thin layers used to cover or protect something
: cloth that is used to make sheets for a bed
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