- (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
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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.
“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.