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cur·tain

curtain

 
 
pronunciation:
kuhr tn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of cloth hung in a window or other opening to shut out light or to cover something.
 
definition 2: anything that acts as a screen or cover.
The house was hidden from the road by a curtain of trees.
similar words:
screen
definition 3: the curtain used to hide the stage in a theater.
The scenery was changed while the curtain was closed.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: curtains, curtaining, curtained
definition: to hide or block off with or as if with a curtain.
From the mountain, his view of the town was curtained by fog.
similar words:
cover
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