Blanketing
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 blanket 'em i' the hall. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

3. To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of her. [1913 Webster]

{Blanket cattle}. See {Belted cattle}, under {Belted}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Blanketing — Blan ket*ing, n. 1. Cloth for blankets. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or punishment of tossing in a blanket. [1913 Webster] That affair of the blanketing happened to thee for the fault thou wast guilty of. Smollett. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blanketing — is interference caused by strong radio signals. Although the spectral mask of a radio station s transmitter suppresses spurious emissions on other frequencies in the band, being extremely close to a station may allow them to still be strong… …   Wikipedia

  • blanketing — 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,… …   English terms dictionary

  • blanketing — /blang ki ting/, n. 1. blankets: The blanketing was too warm. 2. Radio. the effect of a signal from a powerful transmitter that interferes with or prevents the reception of other signals. [1570 80; BLANKET + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • blanketing — The suppression, distortion, or gross interference of a desired signal from reception by the presence of an overriding stronger and undesired signal. The jammer is blanketing the radar by deception jamming, resulting in false targets appearing on …   Aviation dictionary

  • Blanketing — Обтяжка (цилиндра) декелем …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • blanketing — blan·ket·ing || blæŋkɪtɪŋ n. blankets; fabric of a blanket; dropping of a person into a blanket blan·ket || blæŋkɪt n. bed covering, quilt v. cover, coat adj. comprehensive, inclusive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blanketing — /ˈblæŋkətɪŋ/ (say blangkuhting) noun 1. Radio the effect of a signal from a powerful transmitter which interferes with or prevents the reception of other signals. 2. cloth for making blankets. 3. a tossing in a blanket …   Australian English dictionary

  • blanketing — noun ( s) Etymology: blanket (I) + ing 1. : cloth for blankets 2. : supply of blankets …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blanketing material — Материал для обтяжки (офсетного) цилиндра …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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