sheeting

noun sheet·ing \ ˈshē-tiŋ \
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018

Definition of sheeting

1 : material in the form of sheets or suitable for forming into sheets: such as
a : a sturdy plain-woven cloth usually of cotton used especially for bedsheets
b : 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

  1. We covered the wall with clear plastic sheeting.

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First Known Use of sheeting

1711

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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SHEETING Defined for English Language Learners

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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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