What does Canopy mean?

Definitions for Canopyˈkæn ə pi

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Canopy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. canopy(noun)

    the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit

  2. canopy(noun)

    the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air

  3. canopy(verb)

    a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather

  4. canopy(verb)

    cover with a canopy


  1. canopy(Noun)

    A high cover providing shelter, such as a cloth supported above an object, particularly over a bed.

  2. canopy(Noun)

    Any overhanging or projecting roof structure, typically over entrances or doors.

  3. canopy(Noun)

    The zone of the highest foliage and branches of a forest.

  4. canopy(Noun)

    In an airplane, the transparent cockpit cover.

  5. canopy(Noun)

    In a parachute, the cloth that fills with air and thus limits the falling speed.

  6. canopy(Verb)

    To cover with or as if with a canopy.

  7. canopy(Verb)

    To go through the canopy of a forest on a zipline

  8. Origin: From conopeum

Webster Dictionary

  1. Canopy(noun)

    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

  2. Canopy(noun)

    an ornamental projection, over a door, window, niche, etc

  3. Canopy(noun)

    also, a rooflike covering, supported on pillars over an altar, a statue, a fountain, etc

  4. Canopy(verb)

    to cover with, or as with, a canopy

  5. 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

  1. Canopy

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. canopy

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Canopy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Canopy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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Translations for Canopy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • навес, купол, балдахинBulgarian
  • baldachýnCzech
  • 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
  • ceannbhratIrish
  • ejtőernyőkupola, baldachinHungarian
  • calotta, tettuccio, baldacchinoItalian
  • ពិតានKhmer
  • свод, балдахинMacedonian
  • kronetakNorwegian
  • copa, marquise, toldoPortuguese
  • фона́рь, балдахин, ку́пол, наве́с, козырёкRussian
  • sänghimmel, huv, baldakin, takhimmel, tronhimmelSwedish
  • nufül, mistomanufülVolapük

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