safety curtain


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safety curtain

n
(Theatre) a curtain made of fireproof material that can be lowered to separate the auditorium and stage in a theatre to prevent the spread of a fire

safe′ty cur`tain


n.
a fireproof theater curtain lowered in case of fire.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safety curtain - a fireproof theater curtain to be dropped in case of firesafety curtain - a fireproof theater curtain to be dropped in case of fire
theater curtain, theatre curtain - a hanging cloth that conceals the stage from the view of the audience; rises or parts at the beginning and descends or closes between acts and at the end of a performance
Translations

safety curtain

n (Theatre) → (sipario) spartifuoco
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My favourite moments were spine-tingling ones: when we are on stage as the safety curtain slowly rose to give us first sight of that gold and glittering auditorium.
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Also supplied as standard with the door is a full height and width transparent safety curtain that provides clear vision from both sides of the doorway, as recommended by the H & S Executive and essential for safety reasons.
YOU may have bought a seat to watch The Osmonds last night but there was no chance of sitting on it: the audience rose to its feet with the Safety Curtain.
HIGH drama at the King's Theatre in Glasgow last Wednesday night as the safety curtain (bet Lord Watson wishes Prestonfield House Hotel had been fitted with one of those) suddenly came down 15 minutes into a performance of The King And I.
Figure 2 is the block diagram of the complete test system including instrumentation, safety curtain, and cooling provisions.
2 Matthew Barney, safety curtain for Vienna State Opera House Two seasons after Kara Walker's politically charged meditation on Entartete Musik, Barney's work implicitly celebrated freedom of the imagination.
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I wanted to see so much more of her, I was half-hoping she'd turn up in front of the safety curtain in the interval to do a spot of bingo.
But, once seated in the Palace, I would read all the adverts on the safety curtain, until the show began.

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