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Alternative clues for the word canopy
The transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
The umbrella-like part of a parachute that fills with air
A covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather
Word definitions for canopy in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES the forest canopy (= the area at the top of the trees ) ▪ He could see the sky through the gaps in the forest canopy. COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ NOUN forest ▪ Gibbons communicate and hold territories by means of loud...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Canopy \Can"o*py\ (k[a^]n"[-o]*p[y^]), n.; pl. Canopies (-p[i^]z). [OE. canapie, F. canap['e] sofa, OF. conop['e]e, conopeu, conopieu, canopy, vail, pavilion (cf. It. canop[`e] canopy, sofa), LL. conopeum a bed with mosquito curtains, fr. Gr....
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A high cover providing shelter, such as a cloth supported above an object, particularly over a bed. 2 Any overhanging or projecting roof structure, typically over entrances or doors. 3 The zone of the highest foliage and branches of a forest. 4 In...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., from Old French conope "bed-curtain" (Modern French canapé ), from Medieval Latin canopeum , dissimilated from Latin conopeum , from Greek konopeion "Egyptian couch with mosquito curtains," from konops "mosquito, gnat," which is of unknown origin....
Word definitions in WordNet
n. the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit the umbrella-like part of a parachute that fills with air a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather v. cover with a canopy [also: canopied ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Canopy may refer to: Canopy (aircraft) , transparent enclosure over aircraft cockpit Canopy (biology) , aboveground portion of plant community or crop (including forests) Canopy (building) , overhead roof or structure that provides shade or other shelter...
Usage examples of canopy.
Further they are skilled with primitive weapons and have constructed an aesthetically spectacular village that clings to the cliffsides of a gorge, protected from the elements by shell-like canopies.
Sea and sky chased one another across the curve of his canopy, and then he cut in his afterburner and the kick slammed his seat into his back with pile driver force.
The fire had burned to coals and he lay looking up at the stars in their places and the hot belt of matter that ran the chord of the dark vault overhead and he put his hands on the ground at either side of him and pressed them against the earth and in that coldly burning canopy of black he slowly turned dead center to the world, all of it taut and trembling and moving enormous and alive under his hands.
The artwork is classic Americana, the rugs handwoven, and the canopy on the bed 249 With a clipped growl, she crushed the sheet in her -hand and sent it after the others.
And reports were just coming in from overhead imagery that the transports had unloaded the ZIL-85 antiair defense systems vehicles and that they were already being dispersed about the island, hidden under the canopy of trees in the interior.
Its hand-carved posts were topped with a white canopy, and the bed was covered with aspread of quilted satin.
I followed the weave of limbs up high in the tree until I was forced to climb, not walk, and found a spot where I could sit astraddle of one of the branches close to the edge of the canopy, and there I waited until first light.
Violet Bathurst, lying in my arms under the silver and turquoise canopy of my bed, that I confessed my misery at my failure with art.
Sylvo, swung the mighty bronze axe in his right hand and looked to where Beata sat on a wooden throne beneath a canopy.
With the gloom of the overhead canopy, and the sudden shafts of light breaking through like spotlights in the bloodred ambience, it was like walking through some vast, living cathedral.
The pink stucco hotel in the middle of the main drag had a big canopied patio out front and a discreet sign that said CASA DEL PONIENTE, Three valet carhops stood alertly outside in black vests and white shirts waiting to do anything you told them to do.
Their canopies filled with air, hands on their steering toggles, the jumpers descended at an initial rate of about eighteen feet per second, passing through a high layer of cirrocumulus clouds composed of supercooled water and ice.
The ship counterrotated with it, making sure that the protective canopy was always pointed precisely in the direction of the line of flight.
A canopy had been erected by the slaves in front of the tent, cushions were carefully arranged on the ground.
The vicinity of the enemy admitted of no relaxation in the strictest watchfulness in the British lines: and the comfortless night of the seventeenth was passed by the earl, and his Lieutenant Colonel, George Denbigh, on the same cloak, and under the open canopy of Heaven.