sheeting

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noun sheet·ing \ˈshē-tiŋ\

Definition of sheeting

  1. 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. 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

  1. We covered the wall with clear plastic sheeting.

1711

First Known Use of sheeting

1711


SHEETING Defined for English Language Learners

sheeting

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noun sheet·ing \ˈshē-tiŋ\

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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