Definitions for "Canvass"
To sift; to strain; to examine thoroughly; to scrutinize; as, to canvass the votes cast at an election; to canvass a district with reference to its probable vote.
To go through, with personal solicitation or public addresses; as, to canvass a district for votes; to canvass a city for subscriptions.
To search thoroughly; to engage in solicitation by traversing a district; as, to canvass for subscriptions or for votes; to canvass for a book, a publisher, or in behalf of a charity; -- commonly followed by for.
Keywords:  tent, sails, propel, chairs, cloth
a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
a tent made of canvas
heavy closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
Keywords:  debate, discussion, examine, way
To examine by discussion; to debate.
Examination in the way of discussion or debate.
consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
Keywords:  wrestlers, boxer, mat, compete, picked
the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete; "the boxer picked himself up off the canvas"
the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account; "the crowded canvas of history"; "the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound"
an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
A specific period of time during which sales reps negotiate advertising for all customers contained within a specific directory.
Keywords:  duck, variety, back
back: A variety of duck. ( back)
A method of talking individually to every member of a bargaining unit to either convey information, gather information on a survey, or plan for united action.
Keywords:  painting, oil
an oil painting on canvas