canvas

phonetic symbol: / kǽnvəs / 

canvas - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
canvass

[ noun ]
■ the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete
e.g.)
・the boxer picked himself up off the canvas
canvass

[ noun ]
■ an oil painting on canvas fabric
canvass

[ noun ]
■ a tent made of canvas fabric
canvas tent , canvass

[ noun ]
■ a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
canvass , sail , sheet

[ noun ]
■ the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
e.g.)
・the crowded canvas of history
・the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
canvass

[ verb ]
■ consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
analyse , analyze , canvass , examine , study

[ verb ]
■ cover with canvas
e.g.)
・She canvassed the walls of her living room so as to conceal the ugly cracks

[ verb ]
■ get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
canvass , poll

[ verb ]
■ solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
canvass

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