curtain curtain  /ˈkɜr tən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
  2. (n) any barrier to communication or vision
  3. (v) provide with drapery

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. That annoying curtain separating first class from coach on most airplane flights may be facing its own final curtain.
  2. The Paris Peace Conference, which rang down the final curtain this week, was epitomized in its closing days by a weary, dozing Yugoslav and an iron Russian who apparently never.

News

  1. Detroit Tigers: AL Central leaders have time for a closing discovery

    DETROIT -- The curtain should come down on the Jose Valverde Reunion Tour. The Tigers can't trust him.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

  2. Longtime choir director retires from TC West post

    The curtain is closing on Russ Larimer’s 26-year career as a Traverse City Area Public Schools’ choir teacher and director.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Traverse City Record-Eagle

  3. Louisville Designer Curtain Store Announces Partnership with Details Home Renovation Showcase

    The Curtain Exchange, a seller of designer curtains in Louisville, KY, has partnered with Details Consulting Group and RPO Custom Homes for a home renovation showcase. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/designercurtains/homerenovationshowcase/prweb10816893.htm
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "We should not allow that a new Iron Curtain should be set up and divide Europe," Gyurcsany told reporters.
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Ferenc Gyurcsany Source: ABC News

  2. "Ernie was one of the toughest players to ever wear a Steelers uniform," Steelers chairman Dan Rooney said in a statement. "He was a key member of our famous Steel Curtain defense, and many people who played against him considered Ernie...
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Dan Rooney Source: Forbes

  3. In 1992, President George HW Bush told a Houston rally when he went to the Oval Office he expected to find Democratic candidate Bill Clinton "there measuring the drapes. Put those drapes on hold, it's going to be curtain time."
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: George HW Bush Source: Wall Street Journal

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