awning awning  /ˈɑ nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Project A: he jumps from the top of a 15-m tower, his fall broken only by cloth awnings.
  2. Ozone Park, then as now, was a neighborhood of two-story row houses with small, well-tended yards, awnings over the windows and crucifixes above the doors.
  3. On the fantail Harry Truman and guests can relax under awnings, in lounge chairs.

News

  1. 101 Ideas: Make an interior window awning

    Add a little pizzazz to windows by adding an awning -- inside.  
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Greece Post

  2. Derecho leaves damage, no injuries By J-T staff reports

    Pictured left - Strong winds from early morning thunderstorms caused a lot of damage to this house on Route 31 just north of Patrick-Brush Run Road. An awning on the front of the house collapsed and branches littered the Spillman property. Three barns were also damaged on the property.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marysville Journal-Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "That's completely unacceptable ...... Hally put his hand up and went straight through that plastic or cardboard awning," Roos said. "To lose a player like that, I think there's an issue of player safety that needs to be addressed and I'm not...
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Paul Roos Source: The Age

  2. "I just love music," Braff says. "It should be the last touch (in a movie). The analogy is building a giant house -- it's the shutters, awning and shingles. You make the movie, finish it, and add more flavor to it with music, which can steer...
    on Sep 12, 2006 By: Zach Braff Source: Blairsville Dispatch

  3. "It is very agreeable to sit under the awning on the terrace of the Hotel Continental, an electric fan just above your head ...... to read in the local paper heated controversies upon the affairs of the Colony and the faits divers of the...
    on Sep 4, 2009 By: W Somerset Maugham Source: The Australian

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