What does canopy mean?

Definitions for canopy
ˈkæn ə picanopy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. canopynoun

    the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit

  2. canopynoun

    the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air

  3. canopyverb

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

  4. canopyverb

    cover with a canopy

Wiktionary

  1. canopynoun

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

    Etymology: From conopeum

  2. canopynoun

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

    Etymology: From conopeum

  3. canopynoun

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

    Etymology: From conopeum

  4. canopynoun

    In an airplane, the transparent cockpit cover.

    Etymology: From conopeum

  5. canopynoun

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

    Etymology: From conopeum

  6. canopyverb

    To cover with or as if with a canopy.

    Etymology: From conopeum

  7. canopyverb

    To go through the canopy of a forest on a zipline

    Etymology: From conopeum

Webster Dictionary

  1. Canopynoun

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Canopynoun

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Canopynoun

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. Canopyverb

    to cover with, or as with, a canopy

    Etymology: [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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. canopy

    A light awning over the stern-sheets of a boat.

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  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

Examples of canopy in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Carter:

    We take a relatively dim view of the venture's Canadian prospects in justifying the implied value ceded by Canopy, canadian cannabis brand development is difficult with restrictions specifically prohibiting utilizing celebrity names, and we believe Canopy is ceding a cash flow positive asset.

  2. Canopy Growth:

    We remain focused on advancing our Canopy Growth CEO David Klein ecosystem and expect significant cannabis reform to take place during this Congress.

  3. Penni Redford:

    Southern Live oak, Quercus Virginiana -- large canopy trees, can withstand occasional floods and hurricanes and are resistant to salt spray, provide habitat for birds and a variety of moss and bromeliads in South Florida.

  4. Evan Budd:

    It’s easy to see and hear an aircraft in the sky but can be very challenging to spot a person at night under canopy.

  5. Martha Stewart:

    I am delighted to establish this partnership with Canopy Growth and share with them the knowledge I have gained after years of experience in the subject of living.

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  • 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
  • चंदवाHindi
  • ejtőernyőkupola, baldachinHungarian
  • calotta, tettuccio, baldacchinoItalian
  • ពិតានKhmer
  • свод, балдахинMacedonian
  • baldakijnDutch
  • kronetakNorwegian
  • copa, marquise, toldoPortuguese
  • фона́рь, балдахин, ку́пол, наве́с, козырёкRussian
  • sänghimmel, huv, baldakin, takhimmel, tronhimmelSwedish
  • nufül, mistomanufülVolapük

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