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Noun: blanket  blang-kit
  1. Bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    "he pulled the blankets over his head and went to sleep";
    - cover
     
  2. Anything that covers
    "there was a blanket of snow";
    - mantle
     
  3. A layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor
Verb: blanket  blang-kit
  1. Cover as if with a blanket
    "snow blanketed the fields"
     
  2. Form a blanket-like cover (over)
Adjective: blanket  blang-kit
  1. Broad in scope or content
    "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators";
    - across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide

Derived forms: blanketed, blanketing, blankets

See also: comprehensive

Type of: bed, bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding, cover, covering, layer, natural covering, spread over

Part of: breeder reactor

Encyclopedia: Blanket, Texas