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      n  
1   
a    a heavy durable cloth made of cotton, hemp, or jute, used for sails, tents, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
a canvas bag     
2   
a    a piece of canvas or a similar material on which a painting is done, usually in oils  
b    a painting on this material, esp. in oils  
3    a tent or tents collectively  
4      (Nautical)   any cloth of which sails are made  
5      (Nautical)   the sails of a vessel collectively  
6    any coarse loosely woven cloth on which embroidery, tapestry, etc., is done  
7    preceded by: the   the floor of a boxing or wrestling ring  
8      (Rowing)   the tapering covered part at either end of a racing boat, sometimes referred to as a unit of length  
to win by a canvas     
9    under canvas  
a    in tents  
b      (Nautical)   with sails unfurled  
     (C14: from Norman French canevas, ultimately from Latin cannabis hemp)  
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n.
A moulding commonly used in framing oil paintings. The liner is fixed inside the frame and appears between the image and the outer frame. Generally made out of wood or some other hard material, the liner may have fabric glued down to it. Liners are to canvases what a mat/mount is to a print on paper
[Artwork framing] Polystyrene or wood liner. Fabric-covered liner. Linen liner. Gold liner.
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