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canvas

noun uk   us   /ˈkæn.vəs/
[U] strong, rough cloth used for making tents, sails, bags, strong clothes, etc. [C] a piece of this cloth used by artists for painting on, usually with oil paints, or the painting itself: These two canvases by Hockney would sell for £1,500,000.under canvas in a tent: I love sleeping under canvas.
Translations of “canvas”
in Arabic خيش, قماش لِلرَسم…
in Korean 캔버스 천…
in Malaysian kanvas…
in French toile…
in Turkish kalın kumaş, branda, çadır bezi…
in Italian tela…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帆布, 油畫布, 油畫…
in Russian парусина, холст…
in Polish płótno, brezent…
in Vietnamese vải bạt, bức toan…
in Spanish lona, lienzo…
in Portuguese lona…
in Thai ผ้าใบ, ภาพวาด…
in German das Segeltuch, die Leinwand…
in Catalan lona…
in Japanese キャンバス地…
in Indonesian kanvas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帆布, 油画布, 油画…
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