Sheet vs. Lamina

Sheet vs. Lamina — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Sheet and Lamina

Sheetnoun

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

Laminanoun

a very thin layer of material

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.

Laminanoun

(anatomy) a thin plate or scale, such as the arch of a vertebra

Sheetnoun

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

Laminanoun

(botany) the flat part of a leaf or leaflet; the blade

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Sheetnoun

A thin, flat layer of solid material.

Laminanoun

(geology) a fine layer that occurs in sedimentary rocks

Sheetnoun

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

Laminanoun

a thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral)

Sheetnoun

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

Sheetnoun

A sail.

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Sheetnoun

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

Sheetnoun

(nonstandard) A layer of veneer.

Sheetnoun

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

Sheetnoun

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

Sheetnoun

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

fore sheets; stern sheets

Sheetverb

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

Remember to sheet the floor before you start painting.

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

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 planeany 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