Packing sheet


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Packing sheet A large cloth for packing goods
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In literature:

I yelled for Cecil who was helping the looted cook pack up her own things and anyone else's she could find in a sheet.
"Adventures and Letters" by Richard Harding Davis
It's lucky I kept those new sheets packed away.
"Joe Wilson and His Mates" by Henry Lawson
She packed it away hastily, but it took some seconds for it was of the size of a small sheet, and then came running after me.
"Elizabeth and her German Garden" by "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp
His skin felt like a thin sheet of velvet beneath which lies a close-packed layer of small shot.
"The Last Galley" by Arthur Conan Doyle
A sheet might have covered the whole pack.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, January 7, 1914" by Various
My harness sheets were stiff as boards with frozen dew, and I had to stamp them into shape for packing.
"In the Ranks of the C.I.V." by Erskine Childers
Wet-sheet packs, both of the entire body and of parts of the body, are among the most effective of rapid blood-purifying measures.
"Vitality Supreme" by Bernarr Macfadden
By his side was a partly open pack, in which grandfather could see curious tools and sheets of shiny tin.
"Tell Me Another Story" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Another method of treating sleeplessness is by the wet-sheet pack.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Some of it is packed in sheets and blankets.
"Travels through the South of France and the Interior of Provinces of Provence and Languedoc in the Years 1807 and 1808" by Lt-Col. Pinkney

In news:

When Sephora announced they'd released a pack of "shimmer sheets" that look like paper but act like blush, bronzer, and face illuminator, we ordered some immediately to test.
The colorfully daubed sheets of newsprint -- which, in their own way, hit the craft-fair sweet spot of retro spirit and handmade sweetness -- charmed shoppers enough that 25-sheet packs were selling for $2 a pop.
She sustained sheet metal damage on Lap 333 when she was bumped as a pack of cars attempting to stay on the lead lap over ran her.
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Use this cheat sheet to remind yourself of what you need to pack.

In science:

The monolayers of the membranes were modeled as thin elastic sheets, and the description was augmented by a free energy penalty for the packing diļ¬ƒculties that arise in the intermediate structures.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?