the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
the umbrellalike 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
cover with a canopy
A high cover providing shelter, such as a cloth supported above an object, particularly over a bed.
Any overhanging or projecting roof structure, typically over entrances or doors.
The zone of the highest foliage and branches of a forest.
In an airplane, the transparent cockpit cover.
In a parachute, the cloth that fills with air and thus limits the falling speed.
To cover with or as if with a canopy.
To go through the canopy of a forest on a zipline
Origin: From conopeum
a covering fixed over a bed, dais, or the like, or carried on poles over an exalted personage or a sacred object, etc. chiefly as a mark of honor
an ornamental projection, over a door, window, niche, etc
also, a rooflike covering, supported on pillars over an altar, a statue, a fountain, etc
to cover with, or as with, a canopy
Origin: [OE. canapie, F. canap sofa, OF. conope, conopeu, conopieu, canopy, vail, pavilion (cf. It. canop canopy, sofa), LL. conopeum a bed with mosquito curtains, fr. Gr. kwnwpei^on, fr. kw`nwps gnat, kw`nos cone + 'w`ps face. See Cone, and Optic.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kan′o-pi, n. a covering over a throne or bed: a covering of state stretched over the head: any covering, as the sky: a roof-like projection over a niche, tomb, statue, &c.: the wooden covering over prebends' stalls in cathedrals, pulpits, altars, &c.—v.t. to cover with a canopy:—pr.p. can′opying; pa.p. can′opied. [Fr. canapé—Low L. canopeum—Gr. kōnōpeion, a mosquito curtain—kōnōps, a mosquito.]
A word used to describe an area of trees in a forest, jungle or similar type of area.
The trees in the jungle acted like a canopy over the ground space below.
The numerical value of Canopy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Canopy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The study documents substantial decreases in canopy water content over time.
The primary thing that we can see right away is that they're much more active, these animals that really could be reintroduced back into the wild also clearly need to have a whole range of skills that they need to move around the forest canopy to get food and to socialize with each other.
With climate change, we know we are going to get three, four degrees increased temperatures minimum on average, which means a lot more heat waves, about the only low-cost way to deal with that is increasing and improving a healthy canopy of trees because they reduce temperatures and the urban heat island effect.
A key part of the tool is that it's based on replicating the mechanical challenges that chimpanzees experience in the wild in their daily lives, so when they're moving around forest canopy they have to deal with branches flexing under their weight, they have to deal with planning routes in advance so they know where to go to get to the next food source and we're trying to emulate these mechanical challenges into the lives of captive chimpanzees.
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Translations for Canopy
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- навес, купол, балдахинBulgarian
- Baldachin, Kronendach, Baumkronendach, LaubflächeGerman
- ουρανός, θόλοςGreek
- copa, dosel, alero, parabrisas, campana, palio, toldoSpanish
- kupu, katos, kuomu, lippa, latvustoFinnish
- voûte, marquise, toile de parachute, baldaquin, canopée, daisFrench
- ejtőernyőkupola, baldachinHungarian
- calotta, tettuccio, baldacchinoItalian
- свод, балдахинMacedonian
- copa, marquise, toldoPortuguese
- фона́рь, балдахин, ку́пол, наве́с, козырёкRussian
- sänghimmel, huv, baldakin, takhimmel, tronhimmelSwedish
- nufül, mistomanufülVolapük
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