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"sheet" in British English

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sheetnoun [C]

uk   /ʃiːt/  us   /ʃiːt/
  • sheet noun [C] (ON BED)

A2 a large piece of thin cloth used on a bed for sleeping on or under: I've put clean sheets on the bed.

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  • sheet noun [C] (PAPER)

A2 a piece of paper: some sheets of wrapping paper The application form was a single sheet of paper.
a piece of paper with something printed on it: The tourist office provides a weekly information sheet about things that are happening in the town.

sheetverb

uk   /ʃiːt/  us   /ʃiːt/
(Definition of sheet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sheetnoun [C]

 us   /ʃit/
a large rectangular piece of cloth used to cover a bed, or a rectangular piece of any material, such as paper, glass, or metal: She made up the bed with clean sheets. Do you have a sheet of paper I could use? She put the dough onto cookie sheets.
A sheet is also a thin layer of something: A sheet of ice formed on the puddles.
(Definition of sheet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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