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sheets

noun
plural of sheet

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a wide space or area
  • from the bow of our ship all we could see was an impenetrable sheet of fog

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sheets

verb
present tense third-person singular of sheet

Synonyms of sheets (Entry 2 of 2)

to form a layer over
  • dust sheeted the floors of the old, abandoned house

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“Sheets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sheets. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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