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canvasnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈkæn·vəs/
strong, rough cloth made from cotton or other fibers, used for making tents, sails, strong bags, or work clothes
Canvas is also the cloth artists paint on, or such a painting itself: [C] Two valuable canvases hung in the room.
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canvasnoun

uk   /ˈkæn.vəs/ 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.
(Definition of canvas from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “canvas”
in Korean 캔버스 천…
in Arabic خيش, قماش لِلرَسم…
in Malaysian kanvas…
in French toile…
in Russian парусина, холст…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帆布, 油畫布, 油畫…
in Italian tela…
in Turkish kalın kumaş, branda, çadır bezi…
in Polish płótno, brezent…
in Spanish lona, lienzo…
in Vietnamese vải bạt, bức toan…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 帆布, 油画布, 油画…
in Indonesian kanvas…
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