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Definition of Canvas

Canvas

  1. A strong cloth made of hemp, flax, or cotton; -- used for tents, sails, etc.
  2. A coarse cloth so woven as to form regular meshes for working with the needle, as in tapestry, or worsted work.
  3. A piece of strong cloth of which the surface has been prepared to receive painting, commonly painting in oil.
  4. Something for which canvas is used: (a) A sail, or a collection of sails. (b) A tent, or a collection of tents. (c) A painting, or a picture on canvas.
  5. A rough draft or model of a song, air, or other literary or musical composition; esp. one to show a poet the measure of the verses he is to make.
  6. Made of, pertaining to, or resembling, canvas or coarse cloth; as, a canvas tent.

Canvas Quotations

Life is a canvas of many strokes where shades from different palettes meet into a picture so concrete that some forget it is their own, so become framed themselves.
Vanna Bonta

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Henry David Thoreau

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Voltaire

I believe everything creative is somewhat collaborative. If you're a painter and someone stretches your canvas, it was collaborative on some level.
Ron White

Winners have the ability to step back from the canvas of their lives like an artist gaining perspective. They make their lives a work of art - an individual masterpiece.
Denis Waitley
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Canvas Translations

canvas in French is canevas
canvas in German is Segel, Zelttuch, Segel-
canvas in Italian is stoffa
canvas in Spanish is lona, pa o

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