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    Boat Knot. Sheet bend and Toggle. Clove Hitch Half Hitch Timber Hitch
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Sheeted with a white band or belt
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  • 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
    “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
    “Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets.”
  • Charles Baudelaire
    “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.”


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.
Seven sheets to the wind - If someone is seven sheets to the wind, they are very drunk.
Sing from the same hymn sheet - If people are singing from the same hymn sheet, they are expressing the same opinions in public.
White as a sheet - A bad shock can make somebody go as white as a sheet.


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


In literature:

It works quite as rapidly as the Hoe press, prints on both sides at once, and is said to spoil fewer sheets.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
For the thunder effect in Act I rattle a large sheet of sheet-iron and explode several large fire-crackers.
"The White Christmas and other Merry Christmas Plays" by Walter Ben Hare
The next sheet hit the brick pavement with a thud.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
I dare say this sheet of mine will never get to your hands.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in two volumes, Vol. 1" by Edward FitzGerald
The murdered man had been laid in the middle of the bed, and covered with a sheet.
"The Shrieking Pit" by Arthur J. Rees
Once more he directed her attention to the sheet of paper.
"Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Her hands shook as she drew forth several closely written sheets of paper.
"Madge Morton's Secret" by Amy D. V. Chalmers
Over the mattress should be placed a rubber sheet, and over all a folded sheet.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
I stood on for an hour exactly, when I once more hauled the fore-sheet to windward, and went aloft with my glass again.
"For Treasure Bound" by Harry Collingwood
Down it came like a sheet upon the earth and speedily put out the fires.
"Dick Onslow" by W.H.G. Kingston

In poetry:

Yet at midnight if here walking,
When the moon sheets wall and tree,
I see forms of old time talking,
Who smile on me.
"The House Of Hospitalities" by Thomas Hardy
"To take thee to my home I sware,
And here we were to meet:
Wilt thou a narrow coffin share,
And part my winding sheet?
"Night Scenes Of Other Times" by Joanna Baillie
"I will return, Sir Abbot of Vere,
I will return as is meet,
And see my honoured brother dear
Laid in his winding sheet.
"Robin Hood, A Child." by James Henry Leigh Hunt
"Gae hame, gae hame, my mither dear,
Prepare my winding-sheet,
And at the back o merry Lincoln
The morn I will you meet."
"Sir Hugh; Or The Jew's Daughter" by Andrew Lang
"The hungry worm my sister is;
This winding sheet I wear:
And cold and weary lasts our night,
Till that last morn appear.
"William And Margaret" by Henry Morley
"Cauld mould is my covering now,
But and my winding-sheet;
The dew it falls nae sooner down
Than my resting-place is weet.
"Clerk Saunders" by Andrew Lang

In news:

It is made of laminated sheets of steel and specially formed box tubing.
Boffo had been a sheet metal worker at Allison's retiring in 1993.
Ben Sheets, Atlanta Braves beat Hamels, Phillies, 6-1.
Owners of the private company knew there was more to changing the focus of the facility than just opening the doors and making a good sheet of ice.
Place on parchment lined baking sheet and broil for 4 minutes or until nicely browned.
The newly released one-sheet for the Linda Lovelace biopic features a sultry, 70s Seyfried.
And then before you know it, the good night kiss turns into a good morning romp between the sheets.
To supply turnkey tandem foam lines for producing microcellular PS, PP, or LDPE foam sheet.
The folder contains copies of the roll, lesson plans, a list of responsible students and blank sheets for the sub to write me a report on the day's happenings.
BJ is out but out buddy Mark Rahner from Rotten Comics ( @markrahner) joins us as we have a round up of movie news as well as the Geek Sheet with Vicky B.
You've probably wanted to format more than one sheet in a worksheet exactly the same way.
Ctrl-click the tabs of the sheets that you want to group together, and the grouped tabs will all turn white.
Foreign currency reserves increased to 306.1 billion francs ($322.4 billion) in May from 247.2 billion francs in the previous month, the central bank said on June 29 when publishing its latest balance sheet data.
LINE baking sheets with wax paper.
Sisters, Charlene Long, Hazel Lee Gilmer , Evelyn Sheets, and brothers, Warren and Garland Rawley.

In science:

There is a further effect on D-branes that arises from the global world-sheet anomaly on the open-string world-sheet with the boundary on the D-brane world-volume ([F-W]).
Nontrivial Azumaya noncommutative schemes, morphisms therefrom, and their extension by the sheaf of algebras of differential operators: D-branes in a $B$-field background \`a la Polchinski-Grothendieck Ansatz
It is equal to 2πGΣ when we derive the model from infinite parallel sheets in three dimensions, where G is Newton’s constant and Σ is the surface mass density of the sheets. 2 This prescription is adopted also in .
Gravitational force in an infinite one-dimensional Poisson distribution
If we represent ΣDV as a two-sheeted x-plane branched over 2n points, those infinities correspond to x = ∞ on the two sheets.
Topological Strings and Quantum Curves
How are these sheets glued together to form the Riemann surface E ? Two sheets merge when two branches of solution in y coincide: y(pi ) = y(pj ) for i 6= j .
Chain of matrices, loop equations and topological recursion
The corresponding Riemann surface can be seen as a two sheeted cover of the Riemann sphere: one sheet corresponding to the branch y(x) = pσ(x), and the other one to the other branch y(x) = −pσ(x).
Chain of matrices, loop equations and topological recursion