HyperDic: curtain

English > 3 senses of the word curtain:
NOUNartifactcurtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pallhanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
objectcurtainany barrier to communication or vision
VERBpossessioncurtainprovide with drapery
curtain > pronunciation
Soundsker'tahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > curtain: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaninghanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window).
Synonymsdrape, drapery, mantle, pall
Partseyelet, eyeholeA small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar
Narrowerdrop curtain, drop cloth, dropA curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies
festoonA curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves
frontalA drapery that covers the front of an altar
portiereA heavy curtain hung across a doorway
shower curtainA curtain that keeps water from splashing out of the shower area
theater curtain, theatre curtainA hanging cloth that conceals the stage from the view of the audience
Broaderblind, screenA protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
furnishing(usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home / home / home (or other area) livable
Spanishcortinaje, cortina, cortinas
Catalancortina, cortinatge
Verbscurtainprovide with drapery
English > curtain: 3 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningAny barrier to communication or vision.
Examples
  • "a curtain of secrecy"
  • "a curtain of trees"
BroaderbarrierAnything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access
Spanishcortina, manto
English > curtain: 3 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningProvide with drapery.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"curtain the bedrooms"
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishencortinar
Nounscurtainhanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)

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