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CANOPY (canopied)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does canopy mean? 

CANOPY (noun)
  The noun CANOPY has 3 senses:

1. the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
2. the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air
3. a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather

  Familiarity information: CANOPY used as a noun is uncommon.


CANOPY (verb)
  The verb CANOPY has 1 sense:

1. cover with a canopy

  Familiarity information: CANOPY used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CANOPY (noun)


Sense 1canopy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("canopy" is a kind of...):

covering (an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it))

Holonyms ("canopy" is a part of...):

cockpit (compartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft)


Sense 2canopy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("canopy" is a kind of...):

cloth; fabric; material; textile (artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers)

Holonyms ("canopy" is a part of...):

chute; parachute (rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall)


Sense 3canopy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("canopy" is a kind of...):

shelter (protective covering that provides protection from the weather)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "canopy"):

awning; sunblind; sunshade (a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun)

baldachin (ornamented canopy supported by columns or suspended from a roof or projected from a wall (as over an altar))

marquee; marquise (permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.)

porte-cochere (canopy extending out from a building entrance to shelter those getting in and out of vehicles)

tester (a flat canopy (especially one over a four-poster bed))

umbrella (a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy)


CANOPY (verb)


Sense 1canopy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cover with a canopy

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "canopy" is one way to...):

cover (provide with a covering or cause to be covered)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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