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sheet

 
Noun sheet has 8 senses
  1. sheet - any broad thin expanse or surface; "a sheet of ice"
    --1 is a kind of
    expanse
  2. sheet, piece of paper, sheet of paper - used for writing or printing
    --2 is a kind of paper
    --2 has particulars:
     slip, slip of paper; signature; leaf, folio; tear sheet; foolscap; style sheet; worksheet
  3. sheet, bed sheet - bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs
    --3 is a kind of bed linen
    --3 has particulars: fitted sheet, contour sheet
    Derived form: verb sheet2
  4. plane, sheet - (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; "we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane"; "any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane"
    --4 is a kind of shape, form
    --4 has particulars:
     cartesian plane; facet plane; midplane, midline; orbital plane; picture plane; tangent plane
  5. tabloid, rag, sheet - newspaper with half-size pages
    --5 is a kind of newspaper, paper
  6. sheet, flat solid - a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
    --6 is a kind of artifact, artefact
    --6 has particulars:
     blackboard, chalkboard; blank; board; film, plastic film; laminate; layer, bed; membrane; panel; plate; plate, photographic plate; plate glass, sheet glass; sheet metal; wallboard
  7. sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud - (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
    --7 is a kind of line
    --7 is a part of ship
    --7 has particulars: futtock shroud
  8. sail, canvas, canvass, sheet - a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    --8 is a kind of piece of cloth, piece of material
    --8 is a part of sailing vessel, sailing ship
    --8 has particulars:
     balloon sail; crossjack, mizzen course; fore-and-aft sail; foresail; headsail; mainsail; main-topsail; press of sail, press of canvas; royal; save-all; skysail; square sail; topgallant, topgallant sail; topsail
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