Definition of safety curtain noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


safety curtain

BrE BrE//ˈseɪfti kɜːtn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪfti kɜːrtn//
In the theatre
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a curtain which can come down across the stage in a theatre, intended to stop a fire from spreading See related entries: In the theatre
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: safety curtain