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'canvas' - used as a noun
1. a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
2. an oil painting on canvas fabric
3. the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
the crowded canvas of history
the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
4. a tent made of canvas fabric
5. a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
6. the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete
the boxer picked himself up off the canvas

'canvas' - used as a verb
7. solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
8. get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
9. cover with canvas
She canvassed the walls of her living room so as to conceal the ugly cracks
10. consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

derived forms
1. Canvas / Plural
canvases
2. Canvas / Past
canvassed
3. Canvas / Third Person
canvasses
4. Canvas / Present Participle
canvassing
Variations of 'canvas'
 
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You know... that a blank wall is an apalling thing to look at. The wall of a museum - a canvas - a piece of film - or a guy sitting in front of a typewriter. Then, you start out to do something - that vague thing called creation. The beginning strikes awe within you. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
If a raisin is dropped into a glass of champagne it will bounce up and down in the glass.