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1A drop curtain used as part of stage scenery, especially one in front of which a scene is played while the setting is changed behind.
window hanging, hanging, screen, blindView synonyms
- ‘The use of revolving scenery, projectors, trap doors and drop scenes is stunning.’
- 1.1The last scene of a play.
- ‘But who knows before the drop scene is reached, there could be many a slip between the cup and the lip.’
drop scene/ˈdräp ˌsēn/
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