canvas

canvas(
kahn
-
vihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (fabric)
a. la lona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The designer has launched a limited edition of products made of canvas.La diseñadora sacó una edición limitada de productos de lona.
2. (material for painting on)
a. el lienzo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The exhibition is a mixture of oils on canvas and drawings.La exposición se compone de una mezcla de óleos sobre lienzo y dibujos.
b. la tela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
First she covered the whole canvas with a blue background.Primero pintó la tela entera con un fondo azul.
3. (art)
a. el cuadro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
He sold several of his canvases to a dealer in Paris.Vendió varios de sus cuadros a un marchante en París.
b. el lienzo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Most of the canvases in this exhibition are landscapes.La mayoría de los lienzos de esta exposición son paisajes.
c. la tela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He ordered the canvas to be taken down from the wall.Ordenó que se bajara la tela de la pared.
4. (for embroidery)
a. el cañamazo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The large holes on this canvas make it ideal for anyone learning to embroider.Los huecos grandes de este cañamazo lo hacen ideal para quien esté aprendiendo a bordar.
5. (nautical)
a. las velas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
With a following wind and the canvas bellying outward, we made good progress.Con el viento en popa y las velas henchidas, avanzábamos bien.
b. el velamen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The fishermen were struggling with a huge stretch of unfurled canvas.Los pescadores luchaban con un enorme velamen desplegado.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
6. (made of canvas)
a. de lona (chair, bag, shoes)
Everything he owned was in a canvas bag which he carried over his shoulder.Todo lo que tenía estaba en una bolsa de lona que llevaba colgada del hombro.
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canvas
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (cloth)
a. la lona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
under canvasen una tienda de campaña or
canvas shoeszapatillas de lona
2. (art)
a. el lienzo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
canvas [ˈkænvəs]
noun
1 (cloth) lona (f); (Náut) velas (f); velamen (m)
under canvas en tienda de campaña; en carpa; (LAm) (Náut) con el velamen desplegado
2 (Art) lienzo (m)
modifier
canvas chair (n) silla (f) de lona
canvas shoes (n) zapatos (m) de lona; (rope-soled) alpargatas (f)
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