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  1. curtainsnoun

    An end, death

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  1. curtains

    A curtain is a piece of cloth or other material intended to block or obscure light, air drafts, or (in the case of a shower curtain), water. A curtain is also the movable screen or drape in a theatre that separates the stage from the auditorium or that serves as a backdrop/background.Curtains are often hung on the inside of a building's windows to block the passage of light. For instance, at night to aid sleeping, or to stop light from escaping outside the building (stopping people outside from being able to see inside, often for privacy reasons). In this application, they are also known as "draperies". Curtains hung over a doorway are known as portières. Curtains come in a variety of shapes, materials, sizes, colours, and patterns. They often have their own sections within department stores, while some shops are completely dedicated to selling curtains. Curtains vary according to cleanability, ultraviolet light deterioration, oil and dust retention, noise absorption, fire resistance, and life span. Curtains may be operated by hand, with cords, by press-button pads or remote-controlled computers. They are held out of the way of the window by means of curtain tie-backs. Measuring curtain sizes needed for each window varies greatly according to the type of curtain needed, window size, and type and weight of curtain. Curtains are a form of window decor and complete the overall appearance of the interior of the house. Curtains help control the ambiance and flow of natural light into the room. The effect of drapery or curtains is best seen in daylight, and with proper indoor light positioning, can look attractive even at night.

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  1. Curtains

    Curtains is a musical with a book by Rupert Holmes, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander, with additional lyrics by Kander and Holmes. Based on the original book and concept by Peter Stone, the musical is a send-up of backstage murder mystery plots, set in 1959 Boston, Massachusetts and follows the fallout when the supremely untalented star of Robbin' Hood of the Old West is murdered during her opening night curtain call. It is up to Lt. Frank Cioffi, a police detective who moonlights as a musical theater fan to save the show, solve the case, and maybe even find love before the show reopens, without getting killed himself.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'curtains' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4697

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'curtains' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3017

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of curtains in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of curtains in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of curtains in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Olvera:

    Andrew Olvera, an urban search and rescue member with the U.S. Agency for International Development's Disaster Assistance Response Team, said shortly before the boy was freed. Twisted ropes of steel reinforcing rods were all that stopped huge concrete slabs from falling onto the scene. Two concrete floors hung down in front of the building like curtains. The whole operation is dangerous, but it's risk versus gain. To save a human life, we'll risk almost anything.

  2. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    Life is a Drama, We Come and we Go. Before the curtains are drawn, We must Enjoy the Show!”

  3. Jose Sanchez:

    As I opened the curtains I saw him staring at the wall ... he looked spaced out. He was taking notes, but he was kind of looking at the wall like somebody was talking to him.

  4. Kevin Kimmel:

    The thing that stuck out was that this was an old RV with black curtains which wasn't very family-ish.

  5. Marcus Aurelius:

    Never value anything as profitable that compels you to break your promise, to lose your self-respect, to hate any man, to suspect, to curse, to act the hypocrite, to desire anything that needs walls and curtains.

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