adjective see blanket I

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  • blanketlike — adjective Resembling a blanket or some aspect of one …   Wiktionary

  • blanket — I. noun Etymology: Middle English white woolen cloth, bed covering, from Anglo French blankete, from blanc white more at blank Date: 14th century 1. a. a large usually oblong piece of woven fabric used as a bed covering b. a similar piece of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • biostrome — biostromal, adj. /buy euh strohm /, n. Geol. a bedded, blanketlike sedimentary deposit of organic origin built by marine organisms and including shell beds, flat reefs, and corals. [1930 35; BIO + Gk strôma layer, bed; see STROMA] * * * …   Universalium

  • blanket — blanketless, adj. blanketlike, adj. /blang kit/, n. 1. a large, rectangular piece of soft fabric, often with bound edges, used esp. for warmth as a bed covering. 2. a similar piece of fabric used as a covering for a horse, dog, etc. 3. the chief… …   Universalium

  • poncho — ponchoed, adj. /pon choh/, n., pl. ponchos. a blanketlike cloak with a hole in the center to admit the head, originating in South America, now often worn as a raincoat. [1710 20; < AmerSp < Araucanian] * * * ▪ clothing       cloak worn by men or… …   Universalium

  • serape — /seuh rah pee/, n. a blanketlike shawl or wrap, often of brightly colored wool, as worn in Latin America. Also, sarape. [1825 35, Amer.; < MexSp sarape] * * * …   Universalium

  • volcano — /vol kay noh/, n., pl. volcanoes, volcanos. 1. a vent in the earth s crust through which lava, steam, ashes, etc., are expelled, either continuously or at irregular intervals. 2. a mountain or hill, usually having a cuplike crater at the summit,… …   Universalium

  • sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… …   Universalium

  • poncho —    (PON choh) [American Spanish, from Araucanian] A blanketlike South American cloak, with a hole in the middle for the head; a similar waterproof cloak worn as a raincoat …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • tilma — (Sp. model spelled same [tílma], apocopated form of Nahuatl tilmatli thin cloak or blanket )    Carlisle: 1844. An inexpensive, shapeless garment, or a blanketlike cloak tied around the neck with a knot. The OED indicates that it was worn by… …   Vocabulario Vaquero

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