Definitions of canvas:
  • noun:   heavy closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
  • noun:   the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete
    Example: "The boxer picked himself up off the canvas"
  • noun:   an oil painting on canvas
  • noun:   the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
    Example: "The crowded canvas of history"
  • noun:   a tent made of canvas
  • noun:   a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
  • verb:   cover with canvas
    Example: "She canvassed the walls of her living room so as to conceal the ugly cracks"
  • verb:   solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
  • verb:   get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
  • verb:   consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

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