sheeting

Definitions

  • Boat Knot.  Sheet bend and Toggle. Clove Hitch  Half Hitch  Timber Hitch
    Boat Knot. Sheet bend and Toggle. Clove Hitch Half Hitch Timber Hitch
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sheeting fabric from which bed sheets are made
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The thickness of the Arctic ice sheet is on average 10 feet. There are some areas that are thick as 65 feet
    • Sheeting (Hydraul. Engin) A lining of planks or boards (rarely of metal) for protecting an embankment.
    • Sheeting Cotton or linen cloth suitable for bed sheets. It is sometimes made of double width.
    • Sheeting The act or process of forming into sheets, or flat pieces; also, material made into sheets.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In a study conducted regarding toilet paper usage, Americans are said to use the most toilet paper per trip to the bathroom, which was seven sheets of toilet paper per trip
    • n sheeting The act or process of forming into sheets or arranging in sheets: as, the sheeting of tobacco.
    • n sheeting Stout white linen or cotton cloth made wide for bed-sheets: it is sold plain or twilled, and bleached or unbleached.
    • n sheeting In hydraulic engineering, a lining of timber to a caisson or coffer-dam, formed of sheet-piles, or piles with planking between; also, any form of sheet-piling used to protect a river-bank.
    • n sheeting In milit engin., short pieces of plunk used in conjunction with frames to support the earth forming the top and sides of galleries.
    • n sheeting In carpenter-work, same as sheathing: a common term in the United States.
    • n sheeting The breaking up of a massive rock into relatively thin, parallel tabulæ united by closely spaced faults or joints.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day
    • Sheeting cloth used for bed-sheets: the process of forming into sheets
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Quotations

  • Rupert Brooke
    Rupert Brooke
    “The cool kindliness of sheets, that soon smooth away trouble; and the rough male kiss of blankets.”
  • English Proverb
    English Proverb
    “The difference is wide that sheets will not decide.”
  • Mary Archer
    Mary Archer
    “It sounds extraordinary but it?s a fact that balance sheets can make fascinating reading.”
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon%20B.%20Johnson
    “A rioter with a Molotov cocktail in his hands is not fighting for civil rights any more than a Klansman with a sheet on his back and a mask on his face.”
  • Andy Warhol
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    “Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets.”
  • Charles Baudelaire
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    “On the day when a young writer corrects his first proof-sheet he is as proud as a schoolboy who has just got his first dose of pox.”

Idioms

Clean sheet - When someone has a clean sheet, they have got no criminal record or problems affecting their reputation. In football and other sports, a goalkeeper has a clean sheet when let no goals in.
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Seven sheets to the wind - If someone is seven sheets to the wind, they are very drunk.
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Sing from the same hymn sheet - If people are singing from the same hymn sheet, they are expressing the same opinions in public.
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White as a sheet - A bad shock can make somebody go as white as a sheet.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. scéte, scýte, a sheet—sceótan (pa.t. sceát), to shoot, project.

Usage

In literature:

Table-cloths and napkins are also very second-rate, and sheets are almost invariably of calico.
"Town Life in Australia" by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
Then, with a strange quietness, he lit a match and applied it to the sheet of paper he held in his hand.
"Four Weird Tales" by Algernon Blackwood
The rain was coming down in sheets.
"The Black Box" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
She was busy tying up the household treasures in sheets, and Lucia helped her.
"Lucia Rudini" by Martha Trent
Haul in your sheets, lads, now she begins to move.
"With Wolfe in Canada" by G. A. Henty
What on the flues and sheets of the fire-box?
"The Traveling Engineers' Association" by Anonymous
The drawer in which all these are kept must be large enough to accommodate the largest sheets.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 312, December 24, 1881" by Various
Draw-sheet, the, I, 65.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
Everything arranged, they drop down the man-ropes and seat themselves in the stern-sheets; Crozier commanding the men to shove off.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
Add enough corn-meal to roll into a sheet half an inch thick.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book" by Myrtle Reed
So it generally lies in two long braids across the sheets.
"Mavis of Green Hill" by Faith Baldwin
In the stern-sheets was a short and very stout man puffing at an enormous cigar.
"The Wireless Officer" by Percy F. Westerman
The degree of solar activity would have much to do with the final extent of the ice sheets.
"Climatic Changes" by Ellsworth Huntington
At length Harry let the sheet go and brought the canoe around.
"The Boy Ranchers of Puget Sound" by Harold Bindloss
Sheets are the ropes that confine the mainsail and jib in place, and are most important in their uses.
"Practical Boat-Sailing" by Douglas Frazar
The plates are prepared for the engraver from sheets of steel about one-sixth of an inch in thickness.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
The broken end of the sheet was trailing in the water.
"The Rival Campers Afloat" by Ruel Perley Smith
Easing the yacht for a moment with the sheet, they righted somewhat, but the prospect was not pleasing.
"The Rival Campers" by Ruel Perley Smith
It goes further than the reproduction of the composer's music sheet.
"Arguments before the Committee on Patents of the House of Representatives, conjointly with the Senate Committee on Patents, on H.R. 19853, to amend and consolidate the acts respecting copyright" by United States Committee on Patents
As for Guild, he stood with a sheet of paper in his hands, staring at the tracery which covered it and which meant absolutely nothing to him.
"Who Goes There!" by Robert W. Chambers
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In poetry:

But he who slept till day, and waked to find
The sheeted raindrops beating on the land,
Did loud complain
His disappointed hope.
""The Hour Ye Know Not."" by Annie Adams Fields
"Gae hame, gae hame, my mither deir,
Fetch me my windling sheet,
And at the back o' Mirry-land toun
Its thair we twa sall meet."
"The Jew's Daughter" by Anonymous British
Perchance a vision of the night,
Some grizzled spectre, gaunt and thin,
Or sheeted corpse, may stalk along,
Or skeleton may grin.
"To A Blank Sheet Of Paper" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
'Twas the body of Judas Iscariot
Floated away full fleet,
And the wings of the doves that bare it off
Were like its winding-sheet.
"The Ballad Of Judas Iscariot" by Robert Williams Buchanan
Tell no tales of sheeted spectres,
Rising from the quiet tomb;
Fairer forms this cell shall visit,
Brighter visions gild the gloom.
"Verses Written In An Alcove" by Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld
Death-sheeted figures, long and white,
Rave driving through the spray;
Or, bosomed in the ghastly night,
Shriek doom-cries far away.
"Songs of the Winter Days" by George MacDonald

In news:

Revenue down 27%, net income down 40% but balance sheet strong.
Ford's balance sheet no longer comes in black.
Earth in the Balance Sheet .
Recent How to Read a Balance Sheet Articles.
I've been thinking a lot about balance sheet s recently, and not just because of our never-ending federal debt problem.
US Wheat Balance Sheet Unchanged.
2 tablespoons unsalted butter Spread out on a baking sheet and roast for 3 to 5 minutes, until they start to soften but are not fully cooked through.
As of now, most calibration data sheets are still hardcopy, usually printed out from a calibration software package.
National Book Awards Cheat Sheet.
Eat, Drink & Be Merry: Cinnamon Roll Pumpkin Vanilla Sheet Cake.
"We have the cleanliness of our balance sheet to move this business forward".
River Watch Parkway Fact Sheet (PDF).
She was born March 9, 1955, in Logan to the late Edward Sheets and Phyllis "Joan" Sheets of Galena.
Sexual satisfaction is usually thought of in terms of number of orgasms and time spent between the sheets.
Tablespoons chopped shallot or green onion (see TK note on taste panel sheet).
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In science:

He correctly pointed out that the turbulence driven by current sheet instabilities may broaden the current sheets compared to the Sweet-Parker estimate.
Physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts: Turbulence, Energy Transfer and Reconnection
For instance, the tangle of reconnection field lines crossing the current sheet will need to reconnect repeatedly before individual flux elements can leave the current sheet behind.
Physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts: Turbulence, Energy Transfer and Reconnection
The virtual crossings appear in this projection as artifacts of different sheets of the surface being pro jected to the single sheet below.
Virtual Knots and Links
The non perturbative arise from world-sheet or brane instantons. A world-sheet or a p-brane wrapping a topologically nontrivial space-like 2-cycle or p-cycle Σ on the internal manifold gives instanton corrections which are suppressed by e− V ol(Σ) 2πα′ .
Flux compactifications in string theory: a comprehensive review
The cycle ˆβ starts at infinity of the lower sheet, runs to the n-th cut and from there to infinity on the upper sheet.
Supersymmetric Gauge Theories from String Theory
For example it appears naturally if one studies world-sheet instantons in the presence of D-branes, since then the world-sheet can wrap around relative cycles ending on the branes.
Supersymmetric Gauge Theories from String Theory
However, one of the central properties of a cohomological theory is the fact that it is independent of the world-sheet metric, i.e. one should be able to define it for an arbitrary world-sheet metric.
Supersymmetric Gauge Theories from String Theory
The structure is realized by carbon fiber wrapping half of the tungsten sheet, leaving free slots between each tungsten sheet, called alveoli.
CALICE Report to the Calorimeter R&D Review Panel
The first-order scalars can be described as follows, ξ is the twisting of the 2-sheet, Ω is the radial part of the vorticity of the 3-sheet and the radial part of the gravitomagnetic tensor is H.
1+1+2 gravitational perturbations on LRS class II space-times: GEM vector harmonic amplitudes
The first-order GEM 2-tensors are Eµν and Hµν , the 2-tensors describing the shear of the 2/3-sheets are respectively ζµν and Σµν and finally, Πµν is the anisotropic stress which has been pro jected onto the 2-sheets.
1+1+2 gravitational perturbations on LRS class II space-times: GEM vector harmonic amplitudes
If the weight of the sheet is taken into account, its gravitational potential energy is given by Hg [X] = −ρg Z dA X · z , where ρ is the density of the sheet and g is the acceleration due of gravity.
How paper folds: bending with local constraints
The developed spreadsheet contained two sheets, one with the project and tracking details and the other with the calculation and graphical display of progress. A print-friendly screenshot of the first sheet is shown in Figure 5 below.
Investigating the Potential of Test-Driven Development for Spreadsheet Engineering
The current sheet is turned on abruptly, so that plane waves propagate with speed c to the right of the current sheet in the ˆx direction, and to its left in the − ˆx direction.
Transversality of Electromagnetic Waves in the Calculus-Based Introductory Physics Course
Nambu and Goto took the action for the world sheet of the string moving in time to be the area of the sheet.
Factorization in Dual Models and Functional Integration in String Theory
The calculation of the one-loop amplitude by functional integration involves new considerations, since the string-diagram world sheet is then conformally equivalent to an annulus instead of the upper half-plane. (The closed-string world sheet is conformally equivalent to a torus).
Factorization in Dual Models and Functional Integration in String Theory
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