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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.
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]
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.
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
A curved and stretched cloth around the rear of the stage which gives the impression of sky or extensive space.
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