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Sheet vs. Leaflet

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Sheetnoun

A thin bed cloth used as a covering for a mattress or as a layer over the sleeper.

Leafletnoun

(botany) One of the components of a compound leaf.

Sheetnoun

A piece of paper, usually rectangular, that has been prepared for writing, artwork, drafting, wrapping, manufacture of packaging (boxes, envelopes, etc.), and for other uses. The word does not include scraps and irregular small pieces destined to be recycled, used for stuffing or cushioning or paper mache, etc.

Leafletnoun

(botany) A small plant leaf.

‘The new leaflets at the end of the branch were a lighter shade of green than the mature leaves.’;

Sheetnoun

A flat metal pan, often without raised edge, used for baking.

Leafletnoun

A small sheet of paper containing information, used for dissemination of said information, often an advertisement.

‘A leaflet had been left under the car's windshield wiper.’;

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Sheetnoun

A thin, flat layer of solid material.

Leafletnoun

(anatomy) A flap of a valve of a heart or blood vessel.

Sheetnoun

A broad, flat expanse of a material on a surface.

Leafletverb

(transitive) To distribute leaflets to.

‘A sidewalk preacher gave an impassioned sermon while an assistant leafleted those who stayed to listen.’;

Sheetnoun

(nautical) A line (rope) used to adjust the trim of a sail.

Leafletverb

(intransitive) To distribute leaflets.

‘During the summer, Peter earned some extra cash by leafleting for a local pizza delivery restaurant.’;

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Sheetnoun

A sail.

Leafletnoun

A little leaf.

Sheetnoun

(curling) The area of ice on which the game of curling is played.

Leafletnoun

One of the divisions of a compound leaf; a foliole.

Sheetnoun

(nonstandard) A layer of veneer.

Leafletnoun

A leaflike organ or part; as, a leaflet of the gills of fishes.

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Sheetnoun

(figuratively) Precipitation of such quantity and force as to resemble a thin, virtually solid wall.

Leafletnoun

A printed sheet of paper, of one page, or one sheet folded over, containing an advertisement, tract, or other notice, and usually distributed for free or included in the package with a purchased item.

Sheetnoun

(geology) An extensive bed of an eruptive rock intruded between, or overlying, other strata.

Leafletnoun

a thin triangular flap of a heart valve

Sheetnoun

(nautical) The space in the forward or after part of a boat where there are no rowers.

‘fore sheets; stern sheets’;

Leafletnoun

part of a compound leaf

Sheetverb

To cover or wrap with cloth, or paper, or other similar material.

‘Remember to sheet the floor before you start painting.’;

Leafletnoun

a small book usually having a paper cover

Sheetverb

Of rain, or other precipitation, to pour heavily.

‘We couldn't go out because the rain was sheeting down all day long.’;

Sheetverb

(nautical) To trim a sail using a sheet.

Sheetnoun

In general, a large, broad piece of anything thin, as paper, cloth, etc.; a broad, thin portion of any substance; an expanded superficies.

‘He fell into a trance, and saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners.’; ‘If I do die before thee, prithee, shroud meIn one of those same sheets.’;

Sheetnoun

A broad piece of paper, whether folded or unfolded, whether blank or written or printed upon; hence, a letter; a newspaper, etc.

‘To this the following sheets are intended for a full and distinct answer.’;

Sheetnoun

A rope or chain which regulates the angle of adjustment of a sail in relation in relation to the wind; - usually attached to the lower corner of a sail, or to a yard or a boom.

Sheetnoun

A broad, thinly expanded portion of metal or other substance; as, a sheet of copper, of glass, or the like; a plate; a leaf.

Sheetverb

To furnish with a sheet or sheets; to wrap in, or cover with, a sheet, or as with a sheet.

Sheetverb

To expand, as a sheet.

‘The star shot flew from the welkin blue,As it fell from the sheeted sky.’;

Sheetnoun

any broad thin expanse or surface;

‘a sheet of ice’;

Sheetnoun

used for writing or printing

Sheetnoun

bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs

Sheetnoun

(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’;

Sheetnoun

newspaper with half-size pages

Sheetnoun

a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width

Sheetnoun

(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

Sheetnoun

a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

Sheetverb

come down as if in sheets;

‘The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon’;

Sheetverb

cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping;

‘sheet the body’;

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