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A rooflike structure, often made of canvas or plastic, that serves as a shelter, as over a storefront, window, door, or deck.
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(Architecture) a roof of canvas or other material supported by a frame to provide protection from the weather, esp one placed over a doorway or part of a deck of a ship
[C17: of uncertain origin]
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a rooflike shelter of canvas or other material extending over a doorway, window, deck, etc., to provide protection from the sun or rain.
[1615–25; orig. uncertain]
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|Noun||1.||awning - a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun|
canopy - a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather
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noun canopy, tester, covering, shade, sunshade, baldachin They leapt from a first-floor window on to a shop awning.
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awning[ˈɔːnɪŋ] N → toldo m
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