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Sailcloth vs. Canvas

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Sailclothnoun

A strong, durable fabric suitable for making sails for ships or boats.

Canvasnoun

A type of coarse cloth, woven from hemp, useful for making sails and tents or as a surface for paintings.

Sailclothnoun

Duck or canvas used in making sails.

Canvasnoun

A piece of canvas cloth stretched across a frame on which one may paint.

Sailclothnoun

a strong fabric (such as cotton canvas) used for making sails and tents

Canvasnoun

A basis for creative work.

‘The author takes rural midwestern life as a canvas for a series of tightly woven character studies.’;

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Sailcloth

Sailcloth encompasses a wide variety of materials that span those from natural fibers, such as flax, hemp or cotton in various forms of sail canvas, to synthetic fibers, including nylon, polyester, aramids, and carbon fibers in a variety of woven, spun and molded textiles.

Canvasnoun

(computer graphics) A region on which graphics can be rendered.

Canvasnoun

(nautical) Sails in general.

Canvasnoun

A tent.

‘He spent the night under canvas.’;

Canvasnoun

A painting, or a picture on canvas.

Canvasnoun

A rough draft or model of a song, air, or other literary or musical composition; especially one to show a poet the measure of the verses he is to make.

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Canvasnoun

alternative spelling of canvass.

Canvasverb

To cover an area or object with canvas.

Canvasverb

alternative spelling of canvass.

Canvasnoun

A strong cloth made of hemp, flax, or cotton; - used for tents, sails, etc.

‘By glimmering lanes and walls of canvas led.’;

Canvasnoun

A coarse cloth so woven as to form regular meshes for working with the needle, as in tapestry, or worsted work.

‘History . . . does not bring out clearly upon the canvas the details which were familiar.’;

Canvasnoun

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.

‘To suit his canvas to the roughness of the see.’; ‘Light, rich as that which glows on the canvas of Claude.’;

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Canvasnoun

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.

Canvasadjective

Made of, pertaining to, or resembling, canvas or coarse cloth; as, a canvas tent.

Canvasnoun

heavy closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)

Canvasnoun

an oil painting on canvas

Canvasnoun

the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account;

‘the crowded canvas of history’; ‘the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound’;

Canvasnoun

a tent made of canvas

Canvasnoun

a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

Canvasnoun

the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete;

‘the boxer picked himself up off the canvas’;

Canvasverb

solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign

Canvasverb

get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

Canvasverb

cover with canvas;

‘She canvassed the walls of her living room so as to conceal the ugly cracks’;

Canvasverb

consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning;

‘analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare’; ‘analyze the evidence in a criminal trial’; ‘analyze your real motives’;

Canvasnoun

a strong, coarse unbleached cloth made from hemp, flax, or a similar yarn, used to make items such as sails and tents and as a surface for oil painting

‘the painting is oil on canvas’; ‘a canvas bag’;

Canvasnoun

a piece of canvas prepared for use as the surface for an oil painting

‘they found a canvas and he seated his model’; ‘he is used to painting large canvases’;

Canvasnoun

an oil painting

‘Turner's late canvases’;

Canvasnoun

a variety of canvas with an open weave, used as a basis for tapestry and embroidery

‘she sent her needle stabbing in and out of the canvas’;

Canvasnoun

the canvas-covered floor of a boxing or wrestling ring

‘a thunderous uppercut sent him crashing to the canvas’;

Canvasnoun

either of a racing boat's tapering ends, originally covered with canvas.

Canvasverb

cover with canvas

‘the door had been canvassed over’;

Canvas

Canvas is an extremely durable plain-woven fabric used for making sails, tents, marquees, backpacks, shelters, as a support for oil painting and for other items for which sturdiness is required, as well as in such fashion objects as handbags, electronic device cases, and shoes. It is also popularly used by artists as a painting surface, typically stretched across a wooden frame.

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