Definitions for Canopyˈkæn ə pi
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
can•o•pyˈkæn ə pi(n.)(pl.)-pies
(n.)a covering, usu. of fabric, supported on poles or suspended above a bed, throne, exalted personage, or sacred object.
a long awning stretching from the doorway of a building to a curb.
an ornamental, rooflike projection or covering.
the cover formed by the leafy upper branches of the trees in a forest.
the part of a parachute that opens up and fills with air.
the transparent cover over the cockpit of an airplane.
(v.t.)to cover with or as if with a canopy.
Origin of canopy:
1350–1400; ME canope < ML canōpēum
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
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 drag.
Translations for Canopy
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a covering hung over a throne, bed etc or (on poles) as a shelter.
- troonhemel, baldakynAfrikaans
- مِظَلَّةُ القُرْبانِ المُقَدَّسArabic
- dosselPortuguese (BR)
- der BaldachinGerman
- ουρανός, θόλος (κρεβατιού, θρόνου)Greek
- پوشش چتر مانندFarsi
- dais, baldaquinFrench
- छत्र, चंदवाHindi
- tjaldhiminn; himinn yfir sæng/hásæti/predikunarstólIcelandic
- (왕관, 침대 ) 닫집Korean
- baldahīns; pārsegsLatvian
- baldakin, tronhimmel; sengehimmelNorwegian
- پوشش چتر مانندPersian
- چترۍ، سا يوان (مجازاه) اسمانPashto
- baldakin, tron-, sänghimmelSwedish
- gölgelik, tenteTurkish
- (王位或床等上方的)華麗遮篷Chinese (Trad.)
- балдахін; запонаUkrainian
- چھپر کھٹ ، مسہری ، چتر شاہیUrdu
- trướng; vòmVietnamese
- （宝座或床等上面的）华盖，遮篷Chinese (Simp.)
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