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canopy

EN[ˈkæ.nə.pi]
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WCanopy
  • Canopy, meaning a high cover overarching an open space, may also refer to:
  • Aircraft canopy, transparent enclosure over aircraft cockpit
  • Baldachin, cloth or permanent architectural feature that hangs over altar or throne as symbol of authority
  • Camper shell, raised, rigid covering for the rear bed of a pickup truck
  • Canopy (building), overhead roof or structure that provides shade or other shelter
  • Canopy (biology), aboveground portion of plant community or crop (including forests)
  • Canopy Cloud, Joint Venture between Atos, EMC, VMware

    Definition of canopy in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcanopies
    1. A high cover providing shelter, such as a cloth supported above an object, particularly over a bed.
      1. Any overhanging or projecting roof structure, typically over entrances or doors.
        1. The zone of the highest foliage and branches of a forest.
          1. In an airplane, the transparent cockpit cover.
            1. In a parachute, the cloth that fills with air and thus limits the falling speed.
            2. VerbSGcanopiesPRcanopyingPT, PPcanopied
              1. To cover with or as if with a canopy.
                1. To go through the canopy of a forest on a zipline.
                2. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • We paddled under a canopy of trees through the slough.
                  2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • Doghair stands result from too many pine trees regenerating following fire or clearcutting which opens the forest canopy.
                • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
                  1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 1-10000
                  2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                    • Verbs

                    Other Vocabulary

                    Look-Alike Words
                    1. fr canope
                    2. en canoe
                    3. en candy
                    4. en canon
                    5. fr canon
                    Related Links:
                    1. en canopying
                    2. en canopylike
                    3. en canopy bed
                    4. en canopy beds
                    Source: Wiktionary
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                    Grammatically, this word "canopy" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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