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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of blanket.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. covered with (or as if with) a blanket


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  • Images range from a hulking mountain blanketed with snow to an airy meadow divided by a tree-lined road.

    Frozen Moments: The Photos Of Ricardo Gomez Jimenez

  • The plane was over the Boualapha District, Khammouan Province, when it crashed into a mountain blanketed by heavy fog.

    Mancini, Richard M.

  • Barack Obama is "arrogant," "dishonest," and "radical," Fox News 'Sean Hannity announced during a single 10-second chunk of prime-time TV last week -- a casually hateful appraisal that didn't even raise eyebrows, simply because that kind of blanketed disdain for the new president has already become so commonplace.

    Eric Boehlert: Unhinged in 30 Days: The Right-Wing Media's Obama Era Implosion

  • I constructed a stink-shield by shoving one end of a blanket into the overhead compartment - while effective in blocking at least some of the smell, and offering a small bit of privacy, the ass-on-my-body factor increased, as without my evil glare, passengers feel free to lean up against what they think is some kind of blanketed wall.

    Boing Boing: June 26, 2005 - July 2, 2005 Archives

  • The city had been "blanketed" with surveillance cameras and an additional 400 police officers had been assigned for the summer season.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Louisiana health officials have ordered air quality testing after a "pungent fuel smell" blanketed "much of coastal Louisiana" and New Orleans.

    Think Progress

  • Axelrod said no new drilling will proceed until "there is an adequate review of what happened here and what is ordered air quality testing after a" pungent fuel smell "blanketed" much of coastal

    Think Progress

  • The ads, we're told, are blanketed, meaning everyone will see them on the air, regardless of whether they apply to the state you live in.

    News Channel 9: Local News

  • In GOP presidential frontrunner Rick Perry's home state of Texas, the Republican-led state legislature responded to the wildfires that blanketed more than 2.5 million acres of the Lone Star State this year by seeking to cut millions from firefighting and the state agency responsible for fire prevention.

    Karl Frisch: The GOP Is a Disaster When It Comes to Disasters

  • We were blanketed with "official government reports" and TV advertisements that told us to buy more milk.

    Aaron Anson: Minding Your Own Life


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