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    blanket - Dictionary definition and meaning for word blanket

    Definition
    (noun) bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    Synonyms : cover
    Example Sentence
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
    Definition
    (noun) anything that covers
    Synonyms : mantle
    Example Sentence
    • there was a blanket of snow
    Definition
    (noun) a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor Definition
    (verb) cover as if with a blanket
    Example Sentence
    • snow blanketed the fields
    Definition
    (verb) form a blanket-like cover (over) Definition
    (adj) broad in scope or content
    Example Sentence
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality
    • granted him wide powers
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