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sheeting

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Industry
sheetingsheet‧ing /ˈʃiːtɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]  1 material such as plastic or metal used to cover something and protect itplastic/rubber/metal etc sheeting The roof was covered in plastic sheeting.2 TIcloth used to make sheets for a bed
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sheetingThe roof was covered in plastic sheeting.Also widely grown are tomatoes and strawberries, nowadays mainly under plastic sheeting.To save draining the cistern, make a bung from polyethylene sheeting and cloth and hold it against the outlet.Piece of blue polythene sheeting used to carry coals also discovered close to scene of fire where human remains found.An increasing proportion of the early potato crop is grown under polythene sheeting.Gedanken suddenly remembered the roll of rubber sheeting - the one she had seen in the corner of the laboratory.It was comfortable, but covered with thin rubber sheeting, as was all the soft furnishing.It is understood to have started when tarpaulin sheeting blew on to heaters drying a new resin coating on repair work.One efficient method of covering the roof is to combine twin wall Lexon Thermoclear sheeting with Twinfix aluminium structural glazing bar.plastic/rubber/metal etc sheetingIts graying clapboards are loose and falling off, and plastic sheeting has been nailed over the windows.Another boy is hitting the ground with a pickaxe, while a third is holding on to some blue plastic sheeting.Gedanken suddenly remembered the roll of rubber sheeting - the one she had seen in the corner of the laboratory.Flashing is a plastic or rubber sheeting material that makes a waterproof layer between certain surfaces in the wall.As a precaution, I taped plastic sheeting over both seats, in case he got restless on his perch.It was comfortable, but covered with thin rubber sheeting, as was all the soft furnishing.Also widely grown are tomatoes and strawberries, nowadays mainly under plastic sheeting.At their new camp just a few miles from Polho, residents live in temporary homes with plastic sheeting for walls.
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