act curtain

act cur·tain
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [akt kur-tn]
    • /ækt ˈkɜr tn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [akt kur-tn]
    • /ækt ˈkɜr tn/

Definition of act curtain words

  • noun act curtain Theater. a curtain for closing the proscenium opening between acts or scenes. 1

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act curtain popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for act curtain

noun act curtain

  • backdrop — A backdrop is a large piece of cloth, often with scenery painted on it, that is hung at the back of a stage while a play is being performed.
  • cloth — Cloth is fabric which is made by weaving or knitting a substance such as cotton, wool, silk, or nylon. Cloth is used especially for making clothes.
  • drop — a small quantity of liquid that falls or is produced in a more or less spherical mass; a liquid globule.
  • tab — ht
  • drop scene — a drop curtain, often of painted or dyed canvas, located downstage and used as the backdrop for a scene played while the set upstage is being changed.

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