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 — (Cotton) Plain or twill weave cotton cloths, 60 in. and upwards in width and 80 in, and upwards in length. Made from coarse yams. Very coarse reeds are used. A soft spun coarse weft from 1 s to 8 s count is usual; sometimes a bump yam weft.… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 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

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