canopy canopy  /ˈkæ nə pi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
  2. (n) the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air
  3. (n) a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather
  4. (v) cover with a canopy

Usage(s):

  1. Successful deployment of the canopy would not immediately solve all of Skylab's problems.
  2. Even where the forest canopy remained unscathed, ground-hugging fires burned thousands of square kilometers of vegetation beneath the treetops.
  3. The canopy's nanotech polyester surface is designed to repel water droplets, so they don't end up on you or your floor.

News

  1. Saturday: Canopy Climbers, Slaid Cleaves and more

    Arkansas natives Canopy Climbers perform at an album release show for their album "Miles." Openers are Midwest Caravan, Knox Hamilton and Futuro Boots , all-ages, Revolution, 9 p.m., $6. Or maybe some ska/punk from down under is more what you're in the market for. In that case, check out The Resignators at the 8-Bit Taproom (it's below the Professor Bowl), all-ages, 10 p.m., $5. Up in ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

  2. Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Triple Canopy

    RESTON, Va., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Canopy, Inc., a global provider of mission support, security and training services, said today that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Canopy Work To Begin At Glenbrook Train Station In Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Canopy work will begin Monday at the Glenbrook train station in Stamford, which will cut into parking at the station, the Connecticut Department of Transportation announced on its website.  The construction work will begin Monday, June 17, and continue ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Daily Stamford

Quotes

  1. "May God spread his canopy of peace over all of us," Rabbi Arthur Schneier told the pope in his welcoming remarks.
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Rabbi Arthur Schneier Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I don't want gringos asking us to leave Amazon people to die of hunger under the canopy of a tree," Lula said in the Amazon city Manaus in November.
    on Dec 12, 2009 By: Lula da Silva Source: Reuters

  3. "I think Canadians have every right to be wary about where they intend to go," said Ralph Goodale, the Liberal House leader. "This is one of those little cases where the canopy, the tent, the veil has been lifted just a little bit and...
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: Ralph Goodale Source: 570 News

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