a closely woven, heavy cloth of cotton, hemp, or linen, used for tents, sails, etc.
a piece of this or similar material on which a painting is made.
a painting on canvas.
a tent, or tents collectively.
any fabric of linen, cotton, or hemp of a coarse loose weave used as a foundation for embroidery stitches, interlining, etc.
the floor of a boxing ring traditionally consisting of a canvas covering stretched over a mat.
Nautical. with set sails.
in tents; in the field:
the troops under canvas.
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a heavy durable cloth made of cotton, hemp, or jute, used for sails, tents, etc
(as modifier): a canvas bag
a piece of canvas or a similar material on which a painting is done, usually in oils
a painting on this material, esp in oils
a tent or tents collectively
(nautical) any cloth of which sails are made
(nautical) the sails of a vessel collectively
any coarse loosely woven cloth on which embroidery, tapestry, etc, is done
the canvas, the floor of a boxing or wrestling ring
(rowing) the tapering covered part at either end of a racing boat, sometimes referred to as a unit of length: to win by a canvas
(nautical) with sails unfurled
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a variety of lyric poetry in the Italian style, of Provençal origin, that closely resembles the madrigal. a poem in which each word that appears at the end of a line of the first stanza appears again at the end of one of the lines in each of the following stanzas. canzone. Historical Examples The […]
a sealed container for food, beverages, etc., as of aluminum, sheet iron coated with tin, or other metal: a can of soup. a receptacle for garbage, ashes, etc.: a trash can. a bucket, pail, or other container for holding or carrying liquids: water can. a drinking cup; tankard. a metal or plastic container for holding […]