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cy·clo·ram·a

 (sī′klə-răm′ə, -rä′mə)
n.
1. A large composite picture placed on the interior walls of a cylindrical room so as to appear in natural perspective to a spectator standing in the center of the room.
2. A large curtain or wall, usually concave, hung or placed at the rear of a stage.


cy′clo·ram′ic adj.

cyclorama

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈrɑːmə)
n
1. (Art Terms) Also called: panorama a large picture, such as a battle scene, on the interior wall of a cylindrical room, designed to appear in natural perspective to a spectator in the centre
2. (Theatre) theatre
a. a curtain or wall curving along the back of a stage, usually painted to represent the sky and serving to enhance certain lighting effects
b. any set of curtains that enclose the back and sides of a stage setting
[C19: cyclo- + Greek horama view, sight, on the model of panorama]
cycloramic adj

cy•clo•ram•a

(ˌsaɪ kləˈræm ə, -ˈrɑ mə)

n., pl. -ram•as.
1. a pictorial representation, in perspective, of a landscape, battle, etc., on the inner wall of a cylindrical room, viewed by spectators standing in the center.
2. a curved wall or drop at the back of a stage set, used to create the illusion of space or distance.
[1830–40; < Greek kýklo(s) circle (see cyclo-) + (h)órāma view; compare panorama]
cy`clo•ram′ic, adj.

cyclorama

a circular panorama, usually of a landscape or battle, designed to be viewed from a central point. Also called panorama. — cycloramic, adj.
See also: Representation

cyclorama

A curved and stretched cloth around the rear of the stage which gives the impression of sky or extensive space.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cyclorama - a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scenecyclorama - a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
ikon, picture, icon, image - a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
Translations

cyclorama

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