Definitions for Canopyˈkæn ə pi
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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.]
An aircraft canopy is the transparent enclosure over the cockpit of some types of aircraft. The function of the canopy is to provide a weatherproof and reasonably quiet environment for the aircraft's occupants. The canopy will be as aerodynamically shaped as possible to minimize aerodynamic drag.
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The study documents substantial decreases in canopy water content over time.
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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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