Canvas

[song] `Canvas` is a song by British singer/songwriter Imogen Heap, from her album Ellipse. ==Premiere== Music video for `Canvas` premiered via MSN Video on July 17. It was also made available for free download in exchange for one tweet five days later on July 22 on Imogen Heap`s Twitter. ==Release== `Canvas` was from the beginning meant to...
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canvas

[n] - the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account 2. [n] - an oil painting on canvas 3. [n] - the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete 4. [n] - heavy closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
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Canvas

Fabrics that are prepared and used for painting. They maybe in panels, stretched on frames, or obtained by the yard. Art canvas varies from very fine such as the linen type used by Red Rag Gallery artist Sylvia Antonsen to the more textural canvas preferred by James Watt.
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Canvas

A firm, loosely woven cloth
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Canvas

A painting
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Canvas

Strong, woven cloth traditionally used for artists` supports. Commonly made of either linen or cotton thread, but also manufactured from man-made materials such as polyester.
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Canvas

Can'vas noun [ Middle English canvas , canevas , French canevas , Late Latin canabacius hempen cloth, canvas, Latin cannabis hemp, from G. .... See Hemp .] 1. A strong cloth made of hemp, flax, or cotton; -- used for tents, sails, etc. « By gli...
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Canvas

Can'vas adjective Made of, pertaining to, or resembling, canvas or coarse cloth; as, a canvas tent.
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canvas

canvas fabric noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
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canvas

canvass noun the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account; `the crowded canvas of history`; `the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound`
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canvas

verb cover with canvas; `She canvassed the walls of her living room so as to conceal the ugly cracks`
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Canvas

• (a.) Made of, pertaining to, or resembling, canvas or coarse cloth; as, a canvas tent. • (n.) A strong cloth made of hemp, flax, or cotton; -- used for tents, sails, etc. • (n.) A coarse cloth so woven as to form regular meshes for working with the needle, as in tapestry, or worsted work. • (n.) A piece of strong cloth of whic...
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canvas

stout cloth probably named after cannabis (Latin: `hemp`). Hemp and flax fibre have been used for ages to produce cloth for sails. Certain classes ... [5 related articles]
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Canvas

Canvas is British slang for the skin.
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Canvas

Canvas is British slang for the skin.
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Canvas

a plain weave usually made from cotton or linen.
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canvas

in rowing, a 'canvas' is the distance between the bowman and the bow, or between the coxswain and the stern. These areas were once covered by canvas. Winning by a canvas in rowing is analogous to winning by a head in a horse race.
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canvas

canvas, strong, coarse cloth of cotton, flax, hemp, or other fibers, early used as sailcloth. Left in its natural color, bleached, or dyed, it has a wide variety of uses, as for game, duffel, sport, mail, and nose bags, tennis shoes, covers, tents, and awnings. Waterproofed with tar, paint, or the l...
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Canvas

Canvas is a coarse, unbleached cloth made from hemp or flax and used for sails, tents, etc. When prepared for portrait-painting it is classed as kit-cat, 28 by 36 inches, three-quarters, 25 by 30; half-length, 40 by 50; bishop's half-length, 44 or 45 by 56;
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Canvas

Canvas is a precision drawing package for the Mac that lets you create presentation materials, desktop publishing images, or architectural renderings. Its large selection of powerful, easy-to-use tools makes it one of the more popular drawing programs. Icons and menu options provide continuous multipoint Bezier curves, instant autotrace conversion ...
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canvas

Plain cloth woven from tough durable cotton or linen yarn, used as a support for paintings, as well as baggage, tents, beach shoes, and other utilitarian purposes. Artist's canvas is one of the most popular working surfaces for artists, as it is lighter and more portable than wood, and lasts longer than paper. The canvas is attached to a stretc...
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CANVAS

Closely woven cloth used as a support for paintings.
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Canvas

Commonly used as a support for oil or acrylic painting. Canvas is a heavy woven fabric made of flax or cotton. Its surface is typically prepared for painting by priming with a ground. Linen-- made of flax-- is the standard canvas, and very strong. A less expensive alternative to linen is heavy cotton duck, though it is less durable, because it'...
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CANVAS

Closely woven cloth used as a support for paintings.
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canvas

Support made for acrylic and oil paintings, made from linen or cotton and stretched tightly over a wooden frame. Linen is a cloth material made from flax and far superior to cotton for paintings.
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