sheet|ing «SHEE tihng», noun.
1. a cotton or linen cloth, as for bedsheets: »

heavy industrial cloth, such as “sheetings” used in cloth bags, auto upholstery and other industrial products (Wall Street Journal).

2. a lining or covering of timber or metal, used to protect a surface: »

plywood sheeting.

3. the act or process of making into or covering with sheets.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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