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The important thing is to remember what most impressed you and to put it on canvas as fast as possible.
Pierre Bonnard

Meaning of "canvas" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CANVAS

From Norman French canevas, ultimately from Latin cannabis hemp.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CANVAS

canvas  [ˈkænvəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CANVAS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Canvas is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CANVAS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

canvas

Canvas

Canvas is an extremely heavy-duty plain-woven fabric used for making sails, tents, marquees, backpacks, and other items for which sturdiness is required. It is also popularly used by artists as a painting surface, typically stretched across a wooden frame. It is also used in such fashion objects as handbags, electronic device cases and shoes.

Definition of canvas in the English dictionary

The first definition of canvas in the dictionary is a heavy durable cloth made of cotton, hemp, or jute, used for sails, tents, etc. Other definition of canvas is a piece of canvas or a similar material on which a painting is done, usually in oils. Canvas is also a painting on this material, esp in oils.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CANVAS


acclivous
əˈklaɪvəs
canvass
ˈkænvəs
clavus
ˈkleɪvəs
Corvus
ˈkɔːvəs
declivous
dɪˈklaɪvəs
favous
ˈfeɪvəs
favus
ˈfeɪvəs
festivous
ˈfɛstɪvəs
fulvous
ˈfʌlvəs
grievous
ˈɡriːvəs
hircocervus
ˌhɜːkəʊˈsɜːvəs
longaevous
lɒnˈdʒiːvəs
longevous
lɒnˈdʒiːvəs
mischievous
ˈmɪstʃɪvəs
naevus
ˈniːvəs
nervous
ˈnɜːvəs
nevus
ˈniːvəs
recidivous
rɪˈsɪdɪvəs
redivivus
ˌrɛdɪˈvaɪvəs
saxicavous
sækˈsɪkəvəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CANVAS

cantus firmus
canty
Canuck
canula
canulae
canular
canulate
canulation
Canum Venaticorum
Canute
canvas chair
canvas shoes
canvasback
canvaser
canvaslike
canvass
canvasser
canvassing
cany
canyon

WORDS THAT END LIKE CANVAS

as
as far as
as good as
as long as
as soon as
as well as
Bahamas
Christmas
Dallas
Dias
extras
gas
has
Honduras
kvas
press of canvas
Sivas
the canvas
under canvas
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Synonyms and antonyms of canvas in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «canvas» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CANVAS

Find out the translation of canvas to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of canvas from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «canvas» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

帆布
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lona
570 millions of speakers

English

canvas
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कैनवास
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خَيْش
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

брезент
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lona
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্যানভাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

toile
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kanvas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Segeltuch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キャンバス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

캔버스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanvas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vải bạt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கேன்வாஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॅनव्हास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tuval
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tela
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

płótno
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

парусина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pânză
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καμβάς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kanvas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lerret
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of canvas

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CANVAS»

The term «canvas» is very widely used and occupies the 5.349 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CANVAS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about canvas

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10 QUOTES WITH «CANVAS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word canvas.
1
Pierre Bonnard
The important thing is to remember what most impressed you and to put it on canvas as fast as possible.
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Vanna Bonta
Life is a canvas of many strokes where shades from different palettes meet into a picture so concrete that some forget it is their own, so become framed themselves.
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Daniel Boulud
I love to create, and to me, the ultimate freedom of expression is a blank canvas or a block of clay to capture whatever emotions your imagination gives it.
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Paul Cezanne
It's so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.
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Don Cheadle
We're trying to do what Miles Davis would have wanted us to do, which is approach it as artists with his life as the canvas.
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Judy Chicago
I go to make art as who I am as a person. The fact that I am a woman comes into play maybe in the kinds of things I'm interested in or in the way I structure a canvas.
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Patrick Duffy
Dancers are a work of art - they are the canvas on which their work is painted.
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Caio Fonseca
I'm not particularly interested in painting, per se. I'm interested in a painting that has that mysterious life to it. Anything that doesn't partake of that magic is halfway dead - it returns to its physical elements, it's just paint and canvas.
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Dwayne Hickman
The print on canvas is the closest to the original work. I personally sign them as well.
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Edward Hopper
I believe that the great painters with their intellect as master have attempted to force this unwilling medium of paint and canvas into a record of their emotions.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CANVAS»

Discover the use of canvas in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to canvas and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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HTML5 Canvas
Flash is fading fast as Canvas continues to climb. The second edition of this popular book gets you started with HTML5 Canvas by showing you how to build interactive multimedia applications.
Steve Fulton, Jeff Fulton, 2013
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Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game ...
Co-created by 470 "Business Model Canvas" practitioners from 45 countries, the book features a beautiful, highly visual, 4-color design that takes powerful strategic ideas and tools, and makes them easy to implement in your organization.
Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur, 2013
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Foundation HTML5 Canvas: For Games and Entertainment
You'll find plenty of code examples and illustrations designed to help you understand even the most complex of topics. HTML5 is already here for you, and this book will provide you with all the information you need to enjoy the show.
Rob Hawkes, 2011
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Core HTML5 Canvas: Graphics, Animation, and Game Development
Succinctly and clearly written, this book examines dozens of real-world uses of the Canvas API, such as interactively drawing and manipulating shapes, saving and restoring the drawing surface to temporarily draw shapes and text, and ...
David Geary, 2012
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Canvas
But canvas walls and adjacent tents leave little to the imagination in this entertaining exposé of modern family life. Michael Wynne's Canvas premiered at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester, in May 2012.
Michael Wynne, 2012
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HTML5 Canvas Cookbook
It will acquaint you with interesting topics such as fractals, animation, physics, color models, and matrix mathematics.By the end of this book, you will have a solid understanding of the HTML5 Canvas API and a toolbox of techniques for ...
Eric Rowell, 2011
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Canvas: Poems
Canvas, Zagajewski's second book to appear in English, features all of this poet's distinctive traits.
Adam Zagajewski, 1994
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Canvas Remix: Techniques For Creating Mixed-Media Accessories
Mixed-media artists and daring crafters can take their projects to the next level using any of the forty-five techniques featured in Canvas Remix.
Alisa Burke, 2008
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Existential Art Therapy: The Canvas Mirror
A classic in art therapy literature since its introduction nearly two decades ago, this book is an expression of the author's desire to link the practice of art psychotherapy to the core issues of life as presented in existentialism.
Bruce L. Moon, 2009
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The Credeaux Canvas
a cracking, grown-up play...with a light touch that cuts surprisingly deep.
Keith Bunin, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CANVAS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term canvas is used in the context of the following news items.
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Couture Is the Ultimate Canvas for Creativity
Left and Right Looks Giambattista Valli, Center Look Schiaparelli from their Fall 2015 collections. Photo: Imaxtree. Trend-spotting at couture ... «New York Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Things to Do, July 7: Park concert, trail run, canvas shoe decorating
You'll need to bring your own pair of plain, white canvas shoes. Call the teen librarian for recommendations on where to buy them. To register ... «Akron Beacon Journal, Jul 15»
3
His canvas is asphault
His canvas is asphault. Artist will paint pond on basketball court. July 7, 2015. By TOM SALITSKY - Staff Writer (tsalitsky@adirondackdailyenterprise.com) ... «The Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Jul 15»
4
An ever-expanding canvas
If you happen to be an early morning person, you would definitely be familiar with the sight of women squatting near the front steps of their ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
5
Shelby County 4-H paints with Canvas Art by U
The workshop was held at Simply Yours in downtown Shelbyville in their studio, Canvas Art by U. Members painted an owl sitting on a branch ... «Shelbyville Daily Union, Jul 15»
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Canberra is a perfect canvas for the future of transport. So why's it …
A depiction of SkyTran's transit system, showing pods travelling on a track above the traffic, near a passenger station. Image courtesy of www. «The Canberra Times, Jul 15»
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CCV eyeing a bigger canvas for artists
We finally seem to be waking up to the fact that art and culture of a region has to be a mainstream component of development. The State is ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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Monet's water lilies: How the iconic paintings almost never made it to …
... their way, the instantly recognisable series of paintings, which have influenced generations of artists, may never have made it to the canvas. «The Independent, Jul 15»
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Xolo Era launched to take on Micromax Canvas Spark, priced at Rs …
At this price range, the Xolo Era will face competition from the likes of Micromax Canvas Spark, ZTE Blade Qlux and the Xiaomi Redmi 2 among ... «BGR India, Jul 15»
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Daily Crush: Swagger and DIPT Collab Canvas Sneakers
Sure, solids may be in when it comes to sneakers, but the looks that stand out are the ones that both embrace and evolve current trends. «Out Magazine, Jul 15»

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