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canopy

Ecology
The above-trunk portion portion of a forest or plant community.
 
Occupational medicine
An overhead protective structure covering a mining machine workstation.

Sports medicine
The cloth and suspension lines of a parachute which support the person or payload.

canopy

the branches and leaves of a woody plant, particularly trees, forming the uppermost light-restricting area some distance above the ground.
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This Project Involves Design, Fabrication And Installation Of A 52 By 80 Fuel Island Canopy With Engineered Footings, Electrical Lighting Fixtures And Roof Drainage System.
Number and node length of spacers and total spacer length significantly increased in C-D class from forest canopy to large gap, but there was no significant effects in other classes, as a interactive effects of canopy condition and ramet class on spacer traits.
Take for example a group of maintainers working to install a canopy on a fighter aircraft.
Bahrain: Seasonal strong winds were so powerful that they blew down a canopy on King Fahad Causeway, according to reports.
Hilton Worldwide will debut its lifestyle brand, Canopy in Reykjavik, Iceland in early 2016.
AT SOME POINT IN HER life every little girl (and many a big one) craves a canopy bed.
The Centre of Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) has completed the first phase of testing for a protective canopy system designed to serve as a key enabler for rapid underground development.
In BRDF data, near-infrared reflectance (NIR) which is sensitive to crown component, canopy cover and crown shape, is affected by illuminated crown component, while red reflectance is sensitive to canopy gaps and controlled by illuminated ground component.
Aircraft 106 could not electrically open its canopy, and the aircrew were still in the FA-18 with engines turning.
The maintainers gave the close-the-canopy hand signal to indicate the canopy needed to be closed ASAP to avoid damage from the jet blast coming from cat 1.
com)-- Lake Lanier Canopy Tours offers a wide range of Zip Line Canopy Tour options to satisfy the expectation and budget of user groups and participants.
For each nest, we recorded height, distance from trunk, height of tree, diameter of tree at breast height (DBH), and percentage of canopy cover.