- (in a press for offset printing) the rubber-covered cylinder to which an inked impression is transferred from the plate for transfer directly to the paper.
- (in a press for letterpress printing) the resilient covering on the cylinder against which the paper is pressed in printing.
verb (used with object)
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Idioms for blanket
Origin of blanket
OTHER WORDS FROM blanketblan·ket·less, adjectiveblan·ket·like, adjectiveun·blan·ket·ed, adjective
Words nearby blanket
Example sentences from the Web for blanket
Among the 160 items, you’ll get a CPR mask, metal tweezer, eye wash, emergency blanket, knuckle adhesive bandages, and plenty of cotton tip applicators.The best first aid kits for staying safe and prepared|PopSci Commerce Team|September 4, 2020|Popular Science
Whereas something like Starlink seeks to blanket the planet with many more satellites orbiting at a closer distance, satellites in higher orbits have a larger communications footprint, meaning each can cover more of the Earth.Satellite mega-constellations risk ruining astronomy forever|Neel Patel|September 2, 2020|MIT Technology Review
In recent years, artists have begun asserting clauses that exclude the use of songs at political rallies from the blanket licensing regimes.
After running on an extreme sleep deficit for several pandemic months in a row, I decided to give in to the weighted blanket craze and did hours of research on which one was the right fit for me.
So, a blanket statement of just quarantine might not be enough to keep potential carriers in lockdown.The CDC’s new COVID-19 testing guidelines could make the pandemic worse|Sara Kiley Watson|August 27, 2020|Popular Science
Aside from a blanket ban, social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit are nearly impossible to control.
Have you noticed there are some people who would love to put a big wet blanket on all of this?Kirk Cameron Saves Christmas from Abominable Killjoys (Other Christians)|Brandy Zadrozny|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“He would have preferred to have been given a bed rather than a blanket on the floor,” the judge said.
The correct procedure in that case is obvious: you cover her with a blanket and leave her alone.‘The Fappening’ Perpetuators Have a J.Law Come-to-Jesus Moment and ‘Cower With Shame’|Marlow Stern|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, the act that gives blanket immunity seems only to apply to licensed dealers.Victim’s Parents Sue Merchants of the Aurora Massacre|Cliff Schecter|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He swerved as he passed it, and, looking, saw that it was a bundle wrapped in a striped blanket.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!
They entered a house where an apparently sick man sat cowering in a corner, wrapped in a blanket.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
On these occasions he was wrapped in an old blanket ingrained with snuff.
Oliver retained his stool by the fire; and Barney, wrapped in a blanket, stretched himself on the floor, close outside the fender.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for blanket
Word Origin for blanket
Idioms and Phrases with blanket
see security blanket; wet blanket.