CANVAS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CANVAS
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canvas
 n.  heavy closely woven fabric; background against which events unfold, as in a historical narrative
Classic Sentence: (59 in 4 pages)
1  Later, in the long, hot summer twilight, the ambulances came rumbling down the road from the battle field and commissary wagons, covered with muddy canvas.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
2  Commissary wagons with torn canvas covers rocked through the ruts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
3  It would be an enormous night reception with palms and an orchestra and all the porches shrouded in canvas, and a collation that made her mouth water in anticipation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
4  It was as though she had stepped, not out of, but into, Reynolds's canvas, banishing the phantom of his dead beauty by the beams of her living grace.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
5  Kennicott wore a brown canvas hunting-coat with vast pockets lining the inside, corduroy trousers which bulged at the wrinkles, peeled and scarred shoes, a scarecrow felt hat.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  She had made herself young, with parted hair, sailor blouse and large blue bow, white canvas shoes and short linen skirt.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
7  It was not Erik Valborg who stood there; it was a small, gray-bearded, yellow-faced man in mucky boots, canvas jacket, and red mittens.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
8  They had seemed stiff and undetailed, but now there strode from them a personality, a personality unlike that of the languishing young man in the velvet jacket playing a dummy piano in a canvas room.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  In bespeaking his sea-outfit, he orders bell-buttons to his waistcoats; straps to his canvas trowsers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
10  We borrowed a wheelbarrow, and embarking our things, including my own poor carpet-bag, and Queequeg's canvas sack and hammock, away we went down to "the Moss," the little Nantucket packet schooner moored at the wharf.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
11  After their departure, taking place in inverted order to their arrival, the canvas cloth was cleared, or rather was restored to some hurried order by the pallid steward.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
12  When the painted canvas cover is clapped on the American line-tub, the boat looks as if it were pulling off with a prodigious great wedding-cake to present to the whales.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 60. The Line.
13  For, before we proceed further, it must be said that the monkey-rope was fast at both ends; fast to Queequeg's broad canvas belt, and fast to my narrow leather one.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
14  With a wild whimsiness, he now used his coffin for a sea-chest; and emptying into it his canvas bag of clothes, set them in order there.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
15  Towards evening of that day, the Pequod was torn of her canvas, and bare-poled was left to fight a Typhoon which had struck her directly ahead.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
Example Sentence:
1  He took out a metal flask from a canvas bag.
2  The times that people used canvas boat have become history.
3  She tried to create the impression of strong sunlight by stippling the canvas in yellow and white.
4  The painter brushed over the canvas to bring out a more vivid effect.
5  She was in her studio again, painting onto a large canvas.
6  Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.
7  My canvas is my life, and I give you the colors and brushes of me.
8  From the way you daub your paint on the canvas, I could tell you knew nothing of oils.
9  At a time when news has been a dark canvas of conflicts and calamities worldwide, the announcement beamed a bright light through the gloom.