Region vs Canvas - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between region and canvas
is that region
is any considerable and connected part of a space or surface; specifically, a tract of land or sea of considerable but indefinite extent; a country; a district; in a broad sense, a place without special reference to location or extent but viewed as an entity for geographical, social or cultural reasons while canvas
is a type of coarse cloth, woven from hemp, useful for making sails and tents or as a surface for paintings.
As a verb canvas is
to cover an area or object with canvas.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Any considerable and connected part of a space or surface; specifically, a tract of land or sea of considerable but indefinite extent; a country; a district; in a broad sense, a place without special reference to location or extent but viewed as an entity for geographical, social or cultural reasons.
- the equatorial regions
- the temperate regions
- the polar regions
An administrative subdivision of a city, a territory, a country or the European Union.
(historical) Such a division of the city of Rome and of the territory about Rome, of which the number varied at different times; a district, quarter, or ward.
(figuratively) The inhabitants of a region or district of a country.
(anatomy) A place in or a part of the body in any way indicated.
- the upper regions of the atmosphere
(obsolete) Place; rank; station; dignity.
(obsolete) The space from the earth's surface out to the orbit of the moon: properly called the elemental region.
- the abdominal regions
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A type of coarse cloth, woven from hemp, useful for making sails and tents or as a surface for paintings.
* 1882 , James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England , Volume 4, p. 556.
A piece of canvas cloth stretched across a frame on which one may paint.
A basis for creative work.
- The term canvas is very widely used, as well to denote the coarse fabrics employed for kitchen use, as for strainers, and wraps for meat, as for the best quality of ordinary table and shirting linen. \
(computer graphics) A region on which graphics can be rendered.
(nautical) sails in general
- The author takes rural midwestern life as a canvas for a series of tightly woven character studies .
A painting, or a picture on canvas.
- He spent the night under canvas .
A rough draft or model of a song, air, or other literary or musical composition; especially one to show a poet the measure of the verses he is to make.
- Light, rich as that which glows on the canvas of Claude.
The plural is used in the UK and most UK-influenced areas.
To cover an area or object with canvas.