blanket

Definitions

General English

  • adjective affecting everything or everyone
  • noun a thick cover which you put over you to keep warm
  • noun a thick layer
  • noun a barrier to protect something

General Science

  • noun a thick covering
  • verb to cover something thickly

Construction

  • soil or pieces of rock remaining or intentionally placed over a blast area to contain or direct the throw of fragments.
  • insulation sandwiched between sheets of fabric, plaster, or paper facing, used for protecting fresh concrete during curing.

Media Studies

  • noun a rubber or plastic sheet around the cylinder of a printing press, which transfers images in ink to the surface being printed on

Publishing

  • noun a rubber sheet which goes round the offset cylinder in an offset press and accepts the image to be printed on the paper
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