- (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)
Origin of blanket
Related formsblan·ket·less, adjectiveblan·ket·like, adjectiveun·blan·ket·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for blanket
Aside from a blanket ban, social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit are nearly impossible to control.
“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
Cameron said he was rejecting calls for “sweeping and blanket” new laws.David Cameron's Plan to Fight ISIS Will Likely Involve Racial Profiling|Clive Irving|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had to do three scenes for the audition: the blanket scene where she says, “You pimped me out for a blanket?”Orange Is the New Black’s Kimiko Glenn on Hippie Brook Soso and Chapel Sex with Natasha Lyonne|Marlow Stern|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Rebel soldier had stolen his coat, and he had no blanket to protect him from the cold night-winds.Winning His Way|Charles Carleton Coffin
He went on, still grunting, while Dan rose to his feet and slung his blanket from his shoulder.The Battle Ground|Ellen Glasgow
All this in smothered tones, as if the speaker was shut up in a cupboard with a blanket over his head.Cutlass and Cudgel|George Manville Fenn
I drew the blanket over the face, and then locking the door behind me, went back to my own cabin to think it all out.The Beautiful White Devil|Guy Boothby
Her hands and arms were enfolded in the blanket, and she was unable to make anything like effective resistance.Frank Merriwell's Pursuit|Burt L. Standish
British Dictionary definitions for blanket
Word Origin for blanket
Idioms and Phrases with blanket
see security blanket; wet blanket.