blanket


blanket
01. We'd better get some extra [blankets] for the bed tonight; it's going to get pretty cold.
02. The mother bent down to kiss the baby as she covered him with a soft wool [blanket].
03. The fields around the farmhouse were [blanketed] with mist when we woke up in the morning.
04. The government has put a [blanket] ban on any descriptions of homosexual love.
05. We had to wash the sheets and [blankets] because the baby threw up in bed.
06. The city was covered in a thick [blanket] of smog.
07. The gas that surrounds a star acts as a [blanket] that holds in the star's internal heat.
08. This [blanket] will help warm you up.
09. When we came back to our picnic basket, we found that there were ants all over our [blanket], and even in our food.
10. In the early part of Canada's history, European settlers gave [blankets] infected with disease to the native people in order to reduce their population.
11. Every Christmas, she gives out food and [blankets] to the homeless.
12. Aid workers have are asking for donations of [blankets] and food items to help survivors of the earthquake.
13. My son used to have a favorite baby [blanket] that he carried around everywhere.
14. Andrea collected old bits of different colored fabric to sew into a beautiful [blanket].
15. We put our [blanket] on the grass, and sat down to have lunch.
16. Jesse Jackson once remarked that America is not like a [blanket] - one piece of unbroken cloth, the same color, the same texture, the same size.
17. The puppy was shaking with cold, so we wrapped it up in a [blanket] and took it inside.
18. Gioacchino Rossini covered himself with [blankets] when he composed music.
19. A Pakistani proverb suggests that a fat woman is a [blanket] for the winter.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Blanket — Blan ket, n. [F. blanchet, OF. also blanket, a woolen waistcoat or shirt, the blanket of a printing press; prop. white woolen stuff, dim. of blanc white; blanquette a kind of white pear, fr. blanc white. See {Blank}, a.] 1. A heavy, loosely woven …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blanket — Blan ket, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blanketed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blanketing}.] 1. To cover with a blanket. [1913 Webster] I ll . . . blanket my loins. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To toss in a blanket by way of punishment. [1913 Webster] We ll have our men …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blanket — blan‧ket [ˈblæŋkt] adjective [only before a noun] affecting or including everything or everyone: • The authorities have introduced a blanket ban on all deals of this kind. • The agency is offering a blanket settlement to all groups. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • blanket — [blaŋk′it] n. [ME < OFr blanchet, dim. of blanc, white: see BLANK] 1. a large piece of cloth, often of soft wool, used for warmth as a bed cover or a covering for animals 2. anything used as or resembling a blanket; covering [a blanket of… …   English World dictionary

  • blanket — ► NOUN 1) a large piece of woollen material used as a covering for warmth. 2) a thick mass or layer of a specified material: a blanket of cloud. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ covering all cases or instances; total: a blanket ban. ► VERB (blanketed, blanketing) …   English terms dictionary

  • blanket — blan·ket adj 1: covering or affecting all members of a group or class blanket health coverage 2: covering or affecting all situations a blanket release of liability Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Blanket — Blanket, TX U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 402 Housing Units (2000): 189 Land area (2000): 0.574704 sq. miles (1.488477 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.574704 sq. miles (1.488477 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Blanket, TX — U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 402 Housing Units (2000): 189 Land area (2000): 0.574704 sq. miles (1.488477 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.574704 sq. miles (1.488477 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • blanket — [adj] comprehensive absolute, acrossthe board, all inclusive, overall, powerful, sweeping, unconditional, wide ranging; concept 772 Ant. incomplete, uncomprehensive blanket [n] cover, covering afghan, carpet, cloak, coat, coating, comforter,… …   New thesaurus

  • Blanket —   [ blæȖkɪt; englisch »Decke«] das, s/ s, Kerntechnik: der Brutmantel bei Brutreaktoren (Brüten) und Fusionsreaktoren (Kernfusion). * * * Blan|ket [ blæŋkɪt], das; s, s [engl. blanket < (a)frz. blanchet = Decke (aus weißer Wolle), zu: blanc, ↑ …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Blanket — (vom fr. Blanquet, Charta blanca, Carte blanche), Art Vollmacht, wo der Vollmachtgeber entweder nur seinen Namen, mit beigefügtem Siegel, auf einen leeren Bogen schreibt, welche Unterschrift die Kraft einer generellen Vollmacht hat; od. bei der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon