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Synonyms for canvas

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

an oil painting on canvas fabric

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the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account

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

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solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign

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get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

cover with canvas

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I slipped on what clothes I could find about - some of my own, and some of George's and Harris's - and crept under the canvas on to the bank.
And in that moment Joe's foot slipped on the wet canvas. Ponta's swimming eyes saw and knew the chance.
There was an eruption of new faces, and she saw Joe carried out on a canvas stretcher.
A terrific blast of wind parted several of the guys, collapsed the framework, and for a moment buried them under the canvas. The next moment canvas, framework, and trailing guys were whisked away into the darkness, and Saxon and Billy were deluged with rain.
He held back the canvas, and the two women appeared.
At the moment when he kissed it the canvas screen was again drawn aside.
"It would be almost worth while to wipe away the black surface of the canvas, since the original picture can hardly be so formidable as those which fancy paints instead of it."
Within the antique frame, which so recently had inclosed a sable waste of canvas, now appeared a visible picture, still dark, indeed, in its hues and shadings, but thrown forward in strong relief.
If such a miracle had been wrought, however, no traces of it remained behind, for within the antique frame nothing could be discerned save the impenetrable cloud, which had covered the canvas since the memory of man.
Without answering, she drew another long crimson daub, in a vertical direction, down the middle of her canvas, and so, in a moment, completed the rough indication of a cross.
Nioche at last took his daughter's paint-box in one hand and the bedaubed canvas, after giving it a solemn, puzzled stare, in the other, and led the way to the door.
The dead man was an episode that was past, an incident that was dropped, in a canvas covering with a sack of coal, while the ship sped along and her work went on.
You boys will have to take your drinks under canvas again, I reckon!
Fold the canvas rectangle in half lengthwise with right sides together.
"We're excited to reconnect with some of our international customers and colleagues," said Greg Moulin, owner of Canvas Stretching Machine.