Translation of canopy in Spanish:

canopy

Pronunciation: /ˈkænəpi/

n (plural -pies)

  • (over bed, throne, altar) dosel (m), baldaquín (m), baldaquino (m); (over statuette) doselete (m); (over person) palio (m), dosel (m); (of cockpit) cubierta (f) transparente the canopy of stars [poetic/poético] la bóveda celeste [literary/literario]
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    • But even he has withdrawn to the shade of a canopy draped above a couple of threadbare sofas and that glorious moment now seems an age away.
    • Stall owners hawked their wares under canopies of brightly colored cloth.
    • She was lying on a canvas army cot, under a cloth canopy.
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    • In the fall of 1944, the commander of the Third Bomb Group flew the first aircraft with the bulged canopy and was delighted with the results.
    • The ejection seat will not fire until the canopy has departed the aircraft.
    • The canopy of the aircraft was greatly enlarged with both seats being mounted higher than normal for greater visibility.

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