As adjectives the difference between blanket and blanketlike
is that blanket
is in general; covering or encompassing everything while blanketlike
is resembling a blanket or some aspect of one.
As a noun blanket
is a heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually large and woollen, used for warmth while sleeping or resting.
As a verb blanket
is to cover with, or as if with, a blanket.
A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually large and woollen, used for warmth while sleeping or resting.
* 1922 , (Virginia Woolf), (w, Jacob's Room) Chapter 1
- The baby was cold, so his mother put a blanket over him.
A layer of anything.
- The little boys in the front bedroom had thrown off their blankets and lay under the sheets.
A thick rubber mat used in the offset printing process to transfer ink from the plate to the paper being printed.
- The city woke under a thick blanket of fog.
A streak or layer of blubber in whales.
- A press operator must carefully wash the blanket whenever changing a plate.
* blankie, blanky
* security blanket
* smallpox blanket
* wet blanket
In general; covering or encompassing everything.
- They sought to create a blanket solution for all situations.
- a blanket ban
To cover with, or as if with, a blanket.
- I'll blanket my loins.
* 1884 : (Mark Twain), (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn), Chapter VIII
- A fresh layer of snow blanketed the area.
To traverse or complete thoroughly.
- I see the moon go off watch, and the darkness begin to blanket the river.
To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.
* Ben Jonson
- The salesman blanketed the entire neighborhood.
To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of her.
- We'll have our men blanket 'em i' the hall.
Resembling a blanket or some aspect of one.