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Quilt vs. Blanket

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Quiltnoun

A bed covering consisting of two layers of fabric stitched together, with insulation between, often having a decorative design.

‘My grandmother is going to sew a quilt.’;

Blanketnoun

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.’;

Quiltnoun

A roll of material with sound-absorbing properties, used in soundproofing.

Blanketnoun

A layer of anything.

‘The city woke under a thick blanket of fog.’;

Quiltnoun

A quilted skirt worn by women.

Blanketnoun

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.’;

Quiltverb

To construct a quilt.

Blanketnoun

A streak or layer of blubber in whales.

Quiltverb

To construct something, such as clothing, using the same technique.

Blanketadjective

General; covering or encompassing everything.

‘They sought to create a blanket solution for all situations.’; ‘a blanket ban’;

Quiltnoun

Anything that is quilted; esp., a quilted bed cover, or a skirt worn by women; any cover or garment made by putting wool, cotton, etc., between two cloths and stitching them together; also, any outer bed cover.

‘The beds were covered with magnificent quilts.’;

Blanketverb

(transitive) To cover with, or as if with, a blanket.

‘A fresh layer of snow blanketed the area.’;

Quiltverb

To stitch or sew together at frequent intervals, in order to confine in place the several layers of cloth and wadding of which a garment, comforter, etc., may be made; as, to quilt a coat.

Blanketverb

(transitive) To traverse or complete thoroughly.

‘The salesman blanketed the entire neighborhood.’;

Quiltverb

To wad, as a garment, with warm soft material.

Blanketverb

To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.

Quiltverb

To stitch or sew in lines or patterns.

Blanketverb

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

Quiltnoun

bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together

Blanketnoun

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.

Quiltverb

stitch or sew together;

‘quilt the skirt’;

Blanketnoun

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

Quiltverb

create by stitching together

Blanketnoun

A streak or layer of blubber in whales.

‘Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the darkTo cry, "Hold, hold!"’;

Quiltnoun

a warm bed covering made of padding enclosed between layers of fabric and kept in place by lines of stitching, typically applied in a decorative design.

Blanketverb

To cover with a blanket.

‘I'll . . . blanket my loins.’;

Quiltnoun

a knitted or fabric bedspread with decorative stitching.

Blanketverb

To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.

‘We'll have our men blanket 'em i' the hall.’;

Quiltnoun

a duvet.

Blanketverb

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

Quiltnoun

a layer of padding used for insulation

‘the roof space should be insulated with a glass-fibre quilt at least 100 mm thick’;

Blanketnoun

bedding that keeps a person warm in bed;

‘he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep’;

Quiltverb

join together (layers of fabric or padding) with lines of stitching to form a bed covering, a warm garment, or for decorative effect

‘a blue quilted jacket’;

Blanketnoun

anything that covers;

‘there was a blanket of snow’;

Quiltverb

punch (someone)

‘more than one bloke I've seen Joe quilt good and proper’;

Blanketnoun

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

Quilt

A quilt is a multi-layered textile, traditionally composed of two or more layers of fabric or fiber. Commonly 3 layers are used.

Blanketverb

cover as if with a blanket;

‘snow blanketed the fields’;

Blanketverb

form a blanket-like cover (over)

Blanketadjective

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’;

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.

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