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n. pl. can·o·pies
a. A covering, usually cloth, suspended over a throne or bed.
b. A cloth covering held aloft on poles above a sacred object, an eminent person, or a couple being married during certain wedding ceremonies.
c. A cloth covering held aloft on posts, used for shade or decoration.
2. Architecture An ornamental rooflike projection over a niche, altar, or tomb.
3. A protective rooflike covering, often of canvas, mounted on a frame over a walkway or door.
4. A high overarching covering, such as the sky: "I just look up at the stars and let the vastness of that black and twinkling canopy fill my soul" (Margaret Mason).
5. The uppermost layer in a forest, formed by the crowns of the trees.
6. The transparent covering that encloses the cockpit of certain aircraft.
7. The part of a parachute that opens up to catch the air.
tr.v. can·o·pied, can·o·py·ing, can·o·pies
To cover with or as if with a canopy.
[Middle English canape, from Medieval Latin canāpēum, mosquito net, from Latin cōnōpēum, from Greek kōnōpeion, bed with mosquito netting, from kōnōps, kōnōp-, mosquito.]
n, pl -pies
1. (Furniture) an ornamental awning above a throne or bed or held over a person of importance on ceremonial occasions
2. (Architecture) a rooflike covering over an altar, niche, etc
3. (Architecture) a roofed structure serving as a sheltered passageway or area
4. a large or wide covering, esp one high above: the sky was a grey canopy.
5. (Aeronautics) the nylon or silk hemisphere that forms the supporting surface of a parachute
6. (Aeronautics) the transparent cover of an aircraft cockpit
7. (Environmental Science) the highest level of branches and foliage in a forest, formed by the crowns of the trees
vb, -pies, -pying or -pied
(tr) to cover with or as if with a canopy
[C14: from Medieval Latin canōpeum mosquito net, from Latin cōnōpeum gauze net, from Greek kōnōpeion bed with protective net, from kōnōps mosquito]
can•o•py(ˈkæn ə pi)
n., pl. -pies, n.
1. a covering, usu. of fabric, supported on poles or suspended above a bed, throne, exalted personage, or sacred object.
2. a long awning stretching from the doorway of a building to a curb.
3. an ornamental, rooflike projection or covering.
4. the cover formed by the leafy upper branches of the trees in a forest.
5. the part of a parachute that opens up and fills with air.
6. the transparent cover over the cockpit of an airplane.v.t.
7. to cover with or as if with a canopy.
[1350–1400; Middle English canope < Medieval Latin canōpēum]
Canopyan overhanging shelter or shade; used figuratively.
Examples: canopy of clouds, 1855; of heaven, 1869; of plumage, 1843; of trees; of virtue, 1603.
Past participle: canopied
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|Noun||1.||canopy - the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit|
cockpit - compartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
|2.||canopy - the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air|
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
|3.||canopy - a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather|
baldachin - ornamented canopy supported by columns or suspended from a roof or projected from a wall (as over an altar)
porte-cochere - canopy extending out from a building entrance to shelter those getting in and out of vehicles
shelter - protective covering that provides protection from the weather
tester - a flat canopy (especially one over a four-poster bed)
umbrella - a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy
|Verb||1.||canopy - cover with a canopy|
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
مِظَلَّةُ القُرْبانِ المُقَدَّس
1. (= outside shop) → toldo m
canopy[ˈkænəpɪ] n (above bed, throne) → baldacchino (Naut) → tandalino
canopy(ˈkӕnəpi) – plural ˈcanopies – noun
a covering hung over a throne, bed etc or (on poles) as a shelter. troonhemel, baldakyn مِظَلَّةُ القُرْبانِ المُقَدَّس балдахин dossel baldachýn der Baldachin baldakin ουρανός, θόλοςdosel baldahhiin پوشش چتر مانند katos dais, baldaquinחופה छत्र, चंदवा baldahin mennyezet atap tjaldhiminn; himinn yfir sæng/hásæti/predikunarstól baldacchino 天蓋 (왕관, 침대 ) 닫집 baldakimas baldahīns; pārsegs kanopi overkapping baldakin, tronhimmel; sengehimmelbaldachim چترۍ، سا يوان (مجازاه) اسمان dossel baldachin балдахин baldachýn baldahin baldahin baldakin, tron-, sänghimmel สิ่งที่ใ้คลุมเพื่อปกป้องสิ่งอื่น gölgelik, tente (王位或床等上方的)華麗遮篷 балдахін; запона چھپر کھٹ ، مسہری ، چتر شاہی trướng; vòm （宝座或床等上面的）华盖，遮篷