Definition of safety curtain in English:

safety curtain

Line breaks: safety cur|tain

noun

  • A fireproof curtain that can be lowered between the stage and the main part of a theatre to prevent the spread of fire.
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    • She is currently working on a commission for the Colosseum theatre in London, designing the safety curtain and doing marbling effects on the panels in the boxes.
    • Which does beg the question - if it's a stage, where is the safety curtain?
    • As the Prologue ended and the safety curtain closed with an unarguable mechanical finality behind the ranked audience at the front of the stage, I felt a shiver of entrapment.

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