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curtain US English

A piece of material suspended at the top to form a covering or screen, typically one of a pair at a window

the curtain in curtain US English

A screen of heavy cloth or other material that can be raised or lowered at the front of a stage

curtain-up US English

The beginning of a stage performance

bead curtain US English

A screen formed of a set of long strings threaded with beads, typically hung in a doorway

cafe curtain US English

A curtain covering the lower half of a window

curtain call US English

The appearance of one or more performers on stage after a performance to acknowledge the audience’s applause

curtain ring US English

A ring, typically one of brass or wood, used to fasten a curtain to a rail or rod

curtain-sider US English

A lorry or trailer having fabric sides

curtain time US English

The beginning of a stage performance

curtain wall US English

A fortified wall around a medieval castle, typically one linking towers together

drop curtain US English

A curtain or painted cloth lowered vertically onto a theater stage

Iron Curtain US English

The notional barrier separating the former Soviet bloc and the West prior to the decline of communism that followed the political events in eastern Europe in 1989

lace-curtain US English

Having social pretensions; self-consciously genteel

bamboo curtain US English

A political and economic barrier between China and noncommunist countries

safety curtain US English

A fireproof curtain that can be lowered between the stage and the main part of a theater to prevent the spread of fire

curtain lecture US English

An instance of a wife reprimanding her husband in private

curtain raiser US English

An entertainment or other arts event happening just before a longer or more important one

curtain speech US English

A speech of thanks or appreciation to an audience, made after a performance by an actor playing a leading role, typically from the front of the stage with the curtains closed

curtain of fire US English

Rapid, continuous artillery or machine-gun fire on a designated line or area

ring down the curtain US English

Cause a theater curtain to be lowered (or raised)

bring down the curtain on US English

Bring to an end

curtain of fire in curtain US English

Rapid, continuous artillery or machine-gun fire on a designated line or area

ring down the curtain in ring2 US English

Cause a theater curtain to be lowered (or raised)

beaded curtain in bead curtain US English

A screen formed of a set of long strings threaded with beads, typically hung in a doorway

ring down or up the curtain in ring2 US English

Cause a theater curtain to be lowered (or raised)

curtain US Thesaurus

he drew the curtains

curtain English-Spanish

cortina feminine

curtain off English-Spanish

separar con una cortina

curtain call English-Spanish

salida, para saludar, telón masculineMexico/México

drop curtain English-Spanish

telón masculine

Iron Curtain English-Spanish

the Iron Curtain

curtain raiser English-Spanish

pieza corta que precede a la representación principal

shower curtain English-Spanish

cortina feminine de ducha

blackout curtain English-Spanish

cortinausada en tiempos de guerra para impedir que la luz de las ventanas se vea desde el aire

curtain off English-Spanish

separar con una cortina

curtain hook in curtain English-Spanish

gancho masculine (de cortina)

curtain rail in curtain English-Spanish

riel masculine (de cortina)

the Iron Curtain in curtain English-Spanish

la cortina de hierro Latin America/América Latina, el telón de acero

the Iron Curtain in Iron Curtain English-Spanish

la cortina de hierro Latin America/América Latina, el telón de acero

he took five curtain calls in curtain call English-Spanish

salió cinco veces (al escenario) a saludar, tuvo cinco telones

she twitched back the curtain in twitch English-Spanish

abrió la cortina de un tirón


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