noun, plural can·o·pies.
verb (used with object), can·o·pied, can·o·py·ing.
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Origin of canopy
OTHER WORDS FROM canopysu·per·can·o·py, noun, plural su·per·can·o·pies.un·can·o·pied, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH canopycanapé, canopy
Words nearby canopy
Example sentences from the Web for canopy
Cox also included leaf area index in the study, which is a measure plant canopy coverage used to estimate the productivity of flora.Nights are warming faster than days. Here’s what that means for the planet.|Ula Chrobak|October 9, 2020|Popular Science
Under the canopy of old-growth forests, everything is dying, being taken apart at the molecular level—but at the same time, it is being reborn.Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Environmentalism - Issue 90: Something Green|Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay|October 7, 2020|Nautilus
The park has a thick and lush hardwood canopy that goes full Technicolor in October, attracting thousands of leaf peepers looking for Instagram gold.The Ultimate Shenandoah National Park Travel Guide|Graham Averill|October 7, 2020|Outside Online
Day-hike a section of the Pacific Crest Trail, or paddle around one of several nearby lakes, including the neighboring Howard Prairie Lake, before retiring to the claw-foot tub set under a canopy of boughs.
As little as two centuries ago, the northern edge of the island of Borneo, home to Malaysia’s Sarawak state, was covered in a verdant canopy that stretched, uninterrupted, from shore to shore.The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo - Issue 90: Something Green|Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay|September 16, 2020|Nautilus
But the leaves and branches – the canopy it effectively creates -- is made up of solar panels.
Smoke rises above the canopy as gentle chanting rumbles across the jungle floor.
After a while, it will seem natural to erect a canopy to shield the worshipers from the elements.
The two SUWU shorties opened fire on what they mistook for rival shorties in a park, huddled under a canopy during a rainstorm.Never Mind El Chapo: Chicago’s Real Public Enemy No. 1 Is the Shorties|Michael Daly|February 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The stone that made the canopy was five yards and three quarters square, and carved round with a handsome cornice.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
In all that long quest of the canopy, Leah had never come so near fainting as now.Ghetto Tragedies|Israel Zangwill
The reddish-yellow rays of their broad flames were darkened by the canopy, and scarcely revealed the invalid's face.The Burgomaster's Wife, Complete|Georg Ebers
Upon the deck of this barge Queen Cleopatra appeared, under a canopy of cloth of gold.History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt|Jacob Abbott
But the canopy shut out the hot rays and rendered the interior of the boat cool and pleasant.Rinkitink in Oz|L. Frank Baum