Associations to the word «Canvas»

Pictures for the word «Canvas»


CANVAS, noun. A type of coarse cloth, woven from hemp, useful for making sails and tents or as a surface for paintings.
CANVAS, noun. A piece of canvas cloth stretched across a frame on which one may paint.
CANVAS, noun. A basis for creative work.
CANVAS, noun. (computer graphics) A region on which graphics can be rendered.
CANVAS, noun. (nautical) sails in general
CANVAS, noun. A tent.
CANVAS, noun. A painting, or a picture on canvas.
CANVAS, noun. A rough draft or model of a song, air, or other literary or musical composition; especially one to show a poet the measure of the verses he is to make.
CANVAS, noun. Alternative spelling of canvass
CANVAS, verb. To cover an area or object with canvas.
CANVAS, verb. Alternative spelling of canvass

Dictionary definition

CANVAS, noun. A heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents).
CANVAS, noun. An oil painting on canvas fabric.
CANVAS, noun. The setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account; "the crowded canvas of history"; "the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound".
CANVAS, noun. A tent made of canvas fabric.
CANVAS, noun. A large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel.
CANVAS, noun. The mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete; "the boxer picked himself up off the canvas".
CANVAS, verb. Solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign.
CANVAS, verb. Get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions.
CANVAS, verb. Cover with canvas; "She canvassed the walls of her living room so as to conceal the ugly cracks".
CANVAS, verb. Consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives".

Wise words

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