HyperDic: blanket

English > 6 senses of the word blanket:
NOUNartifactblanket, coverbedding that keeps a person warm in bed
objectblanket, mantleanything that covers
artifactblanketa layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor
VERBcontactblanketcover as if with a blanket
stativeblanketform a blanket-like cover (over)
ADJECTIVEallblanket, across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, widebroad in scope or content
blanket > pronunciation
Soundsblae'ngkaht; blae'ngkiht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
acquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > blanket: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBroad in scope or content.
Example "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"
Synonymsacross-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide
BroadercomprehensiveIncluding all or everything
Spanishamplio, completo, general, global
Catalanampli, complet, general, global
English > blanket: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningbedding that keeps a person warm in bed.
Synonymcover
NarrowerafghanA blanket knitted or crocheted / crocheted in strips or squares
electric blanketA blanket containing and electric heating element that can be controlled to the desired temperature by a rheostat
mackinaw, Mackinaw blanketA thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
mantaA blanket that is used as a cloak or shawl
security blanketA blanket (or toy) that a child carries around in order to reduce anxiety
Broaderbedclothes, bed clothing, beddingcoverings that are used on a bed
Spanishcolcha, frazada, manta
Catalancobertor, flassada, manta
English > blanket: 6 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningAnything that covers.
Example"there was a blanket of snow"
Synonymmantle
Broadercovering, natural covering, coverA natural object that covers or envelops
Spanishcapa, manto
Catalancapa
Verbsblanketcover as if with a blanket
blanketform a blanket-like cover (over)
English > blanket: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor.
Part ofbreeder reactorA nuclear reactor that produces more fissile material than it burns
Broaderlayer, bedSingle thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
English > blanket: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover as if with a blanket.
PatternSomething ----s something
ModelThe wind storms blanket the area with dust and dirt
Example"snow blanketed the fields"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Nounsblanketanything that covers
English > blanket: 6 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningform a blanket-like cover (over) .
PatternSomething ----s something
ModelDust and dirt blanket the area
Broadercover, spread overform a cover over
Nounsblanketanything that covers

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