['kɜːt(ə)n] or ['kɝtn]


(noun.) hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window).

(noun.) any barrier to communication or vision; 'a curtain of secrecy'; 'a curtain of trees'.

(verb.) provide with drapery; 'curtain the bedrooms'.

校对:拉弗尔斯--From WordNet


(n.) A hanging screen intended to darken or conceal, and admitting of being drawn back or up, and reclosed at pleasure; esp., drapery of cloth or lace hanging round a bed or at a window; in theaters, and like places, a movable screen for concealing the stage.

(n.) That part of the rampart and parapet which is between two bastions or two gates. See Illustrations of Ravelin and Bastion.

(n.) That part of a wall of a building which is between two pavilions, towers, etc.

(n.) A flag; an ensign; -- in contempt.

(v. t.) To inclose as with curtains; to furnish with curtains.



n. drapery hung round and enclosing a bed &c.: the part of a rampart between two bastions.—v.t. to enclose or furnish with curtains.—n. Cur′tain-lec′ture a lecture or reproof given in bed by a wife to her husband.—Behind the curtain away from public view; Draw the curtain to draw it aside so as to show what is behind or in front of anything so as to hide it.



To dream of curtains, foretells that unwelcome visitors will cause you worry and unhappiness. Soiled or torn curtains seen in a dream means disgraceful quarrels and reproaches.





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