What is a Curtain? It May be the Window Treatment for You!

By Catherine Cooper | Dec 26, 2012

The definition of a curtain from the Free online dictionary, Encyclopedia Britannica online and Webster dictionary online :

cur·tain  (kûrtn)

n.
1. Material that hangs in a window or other opening as a decoration, shade, or screen.
2. Something that functions as or resembles a screen, cover, or barrier: the curtain of mist before the mountain; a heavy curtain of artillery fire.
3.
a. The movable screen or drape in a theater or hall that separates the stage from the auditorium or that serves as a backdrop.
b. The rising or opening of a theater curtain at the beginning of a performance or act.
c. The time at which a theatrical performance begins or is scheduled to begin.
d. The fall or closing of a theater curtain at the end of a performance or act.
e. The concluding line, speech, or scene of a play or act.
4. The part of a rampart or parapet connecting two bastions or gates.
5. Architecture A curtain wall.
6. curtains Slang
a. The end.
b. Absolute ruin: “If the employee doesn’t shape up, it’s curtains” (Business Week).
c. Death.

tr.v. cur·tained, cur·tain·ing, cur·tains

1. To provide (something) with or as if with a curtain.
2. To shut off (something) with or as if with a curtain.
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