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Sheat vs. Sheet: What's the Difference?

Edited by Sumera Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 14, 2023
The incorrect spelling is "Sheat", while the correct spelling is "Sheet", which refers to a broad, flat piece of material.

Which is correct: Sheat or Sheet

How to spell Sheet?

Sheat is Incorrect

Sheet is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember that "sheet" has a double 'e' like the word "tree", which is broad and flat, much like a sheet.
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Avoid the "a" as there's no "a" in "broad" or "flat".
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The word "sheet" sounds like "feet", both having the "ee" sound.
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Think of the phrase, “I need a clean sheet for my bed.” This will help solidify the correct spelling in your memory.
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Visualize a sheet of paper. If you can see the image with the correct spelling, it reinforces the memory.
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Sheat and Sheet Definitions

Sheat

A sheatfish
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Sep 06, 2023

Sheet

A "Sheet" can refer to a sail's rope or chain.
The sailor adjusted the sheet on the sailboat.
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Sep 07, 2023

Sheat

Sheat is an incorrect spelling of Sheet.
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Sep 07, 2023

Sheet

"Sheet" is a page of printed, written, or blank material.
She handed him a sheet with the meeting agenda.
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Sep 07, 2023

Sheet

A thin rectangular piece of fabric for a bed, often used in a pair with one sheet below and one sheet above a person.
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Sheet

A broad, thin, usually rectangular mass or piece of material, such as paper, metal, glass, or plywood.
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Sheet

A flat or very shallow, usually rectangular pan used for baking.
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Sheet

A broad, flat, continuous surface or expanse
A sheet of ice.
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Sheet

A moving expanse
A sheet of flames.
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Sheet

A newspaper, especially a tabloid.
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Sheet

(Computers) A single page of rows and columns constituting a subunit of a spreadsheet.
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Sheet

(Geology) A broad, relatively thin deposit or layer of igneous or sedimentary rock.
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Sheet

A large block of stamps printed by a single impression of a plate before the individual stamps have been separated.
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Sheet

(Mathematics) A surface of revolution generated by revolving a hyperbola about one of its two symmetric axes.
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Sheet

A rope or chain attached to one or both of the lower corners of a sail, serving to move or extend it.
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Sheet

Sheets The spaces at either end of an open boat in front of and behind the seats.
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Sheet

To cover with, wrap in, or provide with a sheet.
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Sheet

To make into sheets.
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Sheet

To flow or fall in a sheet
Rain sheeting against the windshield.
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Sheet

To extend in a certain direction. Used of the sheets of a sail.
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Sheet

Being in the form of a sheet
Sheet aluminum.
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Sheet

A thin bed cloth used as a covering for a mattress or as a layer over the sleeper.
Use the sheets in the hall closet to make the bed.
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Sheet

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.
A sheet of paper measuring eight and one-half inches wide by eleven inches high is a popular item in commerce.
Paper is designated “20 pound” if a stack (ream) of 500 sheets 22 inches by 17 inches weighs 20 pounds.
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Sheet

A flat metal pan, often without raised edge, used for baking.
Place the rolls on the cookie sheet, edges touching, and bake for 10-11 minutes.
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Sheet

A thin, flat layer of solid material.
The glazer cut several panes from a large sheet of glass.
A sheet of that new silicon stuff is as good as a sheet of tinfoil to keep food from sticking in the baking pan.
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Sheet

A broad, flat expanse of a material on a surface.
Mud froze on the road in a solid sheet, then more rain froze into a sheet of ice on top of the mud!
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Sheet

(nautical) A line (rope) used to adjust the trim of a sail.
To be "three sheets to the wind" is to say that a four-cornered sail is tethered only by one sheet and thus the sail is useless.
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Sheet

A sail.
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Sheet

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

(nonstandard) A layer of veneer.
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Sheet

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

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

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

A distinct level or stage within a game.
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Sheet

(transitive) To cover or wrap with cloth, or paper, or other similar material.
Remember to sheet the floor before you start painting.
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Sheet

(transitive) To form into sheets.
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Sheet

(intransitive) Of rain, or other precipitation, to pour heavily.
We couldn't go out because the rain was sheeting down all day long.
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Sheet

(nautical) To trim a sail using a sheet.
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Sheet

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.
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Sheet

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.
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Sheet

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.
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Sheet

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

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

To expand, as a sheet.
The star shot flew from the welkin blue,As it fell from the sheeted sky.
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Sheet

Any broad thin expanse or surface;
A sheet of ice
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Sheet

Used for writing or printing
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Sheet

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

Newspaper with half-size pages
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Sheet

A flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
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Sheet

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

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

Come down as if in sheets;
The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon
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Sheet

Cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping;
Sheet the body
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Sheet

A "Sheet" is a large rectangular piece of fabric used as bedding.
I changed the bed with a fresh sheet.
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Sep 07, 2023

Sheet

A "Sheet" can be a thin, flat piece of material like paper or metal.
He took a sheet of paper from the printer.
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Sheet

A "Sheet" is a broad, flat expanse of a surface.
The lake was a sheet of glass in the early morning.
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Sep 07, 2023

FAQs

What is the root word of Sheet?

The root word for "Sheet" is from the Old English "scēte".
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Sep 08, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Sheet?

"Sheet" is pronounced as /ʃiːt/.
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Sep 08, 2023

What is the verb form of Sheet?

"Sheet" in verb form can mean "to cover or provide with a sheet".
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What is the plural form of Sheet?

The plural form is "sheets".
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Which preposition is used with Sheet?

"Of" can be used, as in "a sheet of paper".
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Why is it called Sheet?

The term "Sheet" is derived from Old English "scēte", which refers to a cloth or rectangular piece of fabric.
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Which vowel is used before Sheet?

The vowel "e" can be used before "Sheet", as in "a sheet".
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Sep 08, 2023

What is the singular form of Sheet?

The singular form is "sheet".
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Sep 08, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Sheet?

"And" can be used, as in "sheet and blanket".
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Sep 08, 2023

Which article is used with Sheet?

The article "a" or "the" can be used with "sheet".
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Is Sheet a negative or positive word?

"Sheet" is a neutral word.
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How do we divide Sheet into syllables?

Since "sheet" has only one syllable, it isn't divided.
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Sep 08, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Sheet?

The entire word "sheet" is stressed, as it is a one-syllable word.
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Sep 08, 2023

What is the opposite of Sheet?

There isn't a direct antonym, but "block" or "lump" can be opposites in certain contexts.
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Sep 08, 2023

What is the first form of Sheet?

If referring to its verb form, the first form is "sheet".
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Sep 08, 2023

What is the second form of Sheet?

In its verb form, the second form is "sheeted".
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Sep 08, 2023

Is Sheet a noun or adjective?

"Sheet" is primarily a noun.
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Sep 08, 2023

Is Sheet an adverb?

No, "sheet" is not an adverb.
Harlon Moss
Sep 08, 2023

Is Sheet an abstract noun?

No, "sheet" is a concrete noun.
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Is Sheet a countable noun?

Yes, "sheet" is a countable noun.
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Is the word Sheet imperative?

No, the word "sheet" is not imperative.
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Sep 08, 2023

What is another term for Sheet?

Another term could be "leaflet" when referring to paper or "pane" when referring to glass.
Sara Rehman
Sep 08, 2023

What is the third form of Sheet?

As a verb, the third form is "sheeted".
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Sep 08, 2023

How many syllables are in Sheet?

"Sheet" has one syllable.
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What part of speech is Sheet?

"Sheet" is primarily a noun, but it can also be used as a verb.
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Sep 08, 2023

Which determiner is used with Sheet?

Determiners like "this", "that", "a", or "the" can be used with "sheet".
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Sep 08, 2023

Is the Sheet term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically, as in "a sheet of rain".
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Sep 08, 2023

How is Sheet used in a sentence?

"She spread a clean sheet over the bed before sleeping."
Aimie Carlson
Sep 08, 2023

Is Sheet a vowel or consonant?

The word "sheet" starts with a consonant.
Janet White
Sep 08, 2023

Is Sheet a collective noun?

No, "sheet" is not a collective noun.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 08, 2023
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