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any broad thin expanse or surface

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bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth

newspaper with half-size pages

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(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

come down as if in sheets

cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping

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If you take a long strand in your palm, stretch it out to the tip of your index finger, loop it to your middle finger, then back to your palm, then out to your ring finger, back to your palm and out to your little finger, you form a type of beta sheet.
We believe that the beta helix is a primitive or simple beta sheet," says MIT biologist Jonathan King.
The chain folds back and forth on itself to create a structure, called a beta sheet, that resembles accordion pleats.
Whereas a single alpha-helix consists of an elegant spiral of 15 to 20 amino acids, the beta sheet requires 60 to 70 amino acids.
Weak links connect these strands into a pleated structure called a beta sheet (SN: 5/15/93, p.
As he did this, he began to realize that rather than forming an alpha helix, peptides with this amino acid sequence can arrange into a different protein structure known as a beta sheet.
The molecule has two different features: a series of slats called a beta sheet (a structure commonly found in proteins) and regions of complicated loops.
Beta sheets consist of beta strands (also [beta]-strand) connected laterally by at least two or three backbone hydrogen bonds, forming a generally twisted, pleated sheet.
Through a process that remains mysterious, these bundles of beta sheets then turn dangerous.