sheet metal brake definition, sheet metal brake meaning | English dictionary

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sheet

  
[1]  
      n  
1    a large rectangular piece of cotton, linen, etc., generally one of a pair used as inner bedclothes  
2   
a    a thin piece of a substance such as paper, glass, or metal, usually rectangular in form  
b    (as modifier)  
sheet iron     
3    a broad continuous surface; expanse or stretch  
a sheet of rain     
4    a newspaper, esp. a tabloid  
5    a piece of printed paper to be folded into a section for a book  
6    a page of stamps, usually of one denomination and already perforated  
7    any thin tabular mass of rock covering a large area  
      vb  
8    tr   to provide with, cover, or wrap in a sheet  
9    intr   (of rain, snow, etc.) to fall heavily  
     (Old English sciete; related to sceat corner, lap, Old Norse skaut, Old High German scoz lap)  
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n.
hin, often tapered piece of material, such as wood, stone, or metal, used to fill gaps, make something level, or adjust something to fit properly

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