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Blanket vs. Covers — What's the Difference?

Blanket vs. Covers — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Blanket and Covers

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Blanket

A blanket is a piece of soft cloth large enough either to cover or to enfold a great portion of the user's body. It is usually used when a person goes to sleep or is otherwise at rest.

Covers

Plural of cover

Blanket

A large piece of woven material used as a covering for warmth, especially on a bed.

Covers

(pluralonly) The bedclothes; collectively, the sheets, blankets, etc.
It's time to get under the covers!

Blanket

A layer that covers or encloses
A thick blanket of snow.
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Covers

(cricket) The area of the field near cover and extra cover.

Blanket

Applying to or covering all conditions or instances
A blanket insurance policy.

Covers

(cricket) The tarpaulins or other devices used to cover the wicket during rain, in order to prevent it getting wet.

Blanket

Applying to or covering all members of a class
Blanket sanctions against human-rights violators.

Blanket

To cover with or as if with a blanket
Leaves that blanket the ground.

Blanket

To cover so as to inhibit, suppress, or extinguish
Blanketed the grease fire with sand.

Blanket

To apply to generally and uniformly without exception
High telephone service charges that blanketed our region.

Blanket

A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually large and woollen, used for warmth while sleeping or resting.
The baby was cold, so his mother put a blanket over him.

Blanket

A layer of anything.
The city woke under a thick blanket of fog.

Blanket

A thick rubber mat used in the offset printing process to transfer ink from the plate to the paper being printed.
A press operator must carefully wash the blanket whenever changing a plate.

Blanket

A streak or layer of blubber in whales.

Blanket

General; covering or encompassing everything.

Blanket

(transitive) To cover with, or as if with, a blanket.
A fresh layer of snow blanketed the area.

Blanket

(transitive) To traverse or complete thoroughly.
The salesman blanketed the entire neighborhood.

Blanket

(transitive) To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.

Blanket

(transitive) To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of it.

Blanket

(transitive) To nullify the impact of (someone or something).

Blanket

Of a radio signal: to override or block out another radio signal.

Blanket

A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, and having a nap, used in bed clothing; also, a similar fabric used as a robe; or any fabric used as a cover for a horse.

Blanket

A piece of rubber, felt, or woolen cloth, used in the tympan to make it soft and elastic.

Blanket

A streak or layer of blubber in whales.
Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the darkTo cry, "Hold, hold!"

Blanket

To cover with a blanket.
I'll . . . blanket my loins.

Blanket

To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.
We'll have our men blanket 'em i' the hall.

Blanket

To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of her.

Blanket

Bedding that keeps a person warm in bed;
He pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

Blanket

Anything that covers;
There was a blanket of snow

Blanket

A layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor

Blanket

Cover as if with a blanket;
Snow blanketed the fields

Blanket

Form a blanket-like cover (over)

Blanket

Broad in scope or content;
Across-the-board pay increases
An all-embracing definition
Blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
An invention with broad applications
A panoptic study of Soviet nationality
Granted him wide powers

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