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curtain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (for window)tenda, tendina nf
curtain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (in theatre)sipario nm
curtain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (end of show)sipario nm
curtain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (screen formed by [sth]: rain, fog, etc,)coltre nf
 Through the curtain of fog, I could just make out the shape of a motorway rescue vehicle.
 Attraverso la coltre di nebbia mi è parso di intravedere un mezzo del soccorso stradale.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
air curtain lama d'aria
behind the curtain advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (unseen)  (figurato)dietro le quinte
 They appear to have a happy marriage, but who knows what goes on behind the curtain.
 The customers don't realise how much work goes on behind the curtain.
 Continuò a operare dietro le quinte, invisibile.
curtain call chiamata alla ribalta
curtain rail nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bar for hanging window coverings)bastone della tenda
curtain raiser farsa nf
curtain rod asta della tenda
curtain wall muro non portante
curtain-raiser da farsa
final curtain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (end of a theatre performance)calata del sipario nf
final curtain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (end of [sth] lengthy)  (figurato)ultima scena nf
Iron Curtain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (ideological separation between Soviet Union and the West)  (Guerra fredda)Cortina di ferro nf
 During the 1950s it was very difficult for Westerners to travel behind the Iron Curtain.
 Negli anni '50 era molto difficile per gli occidentali visitare i paesi oltre la Cortina di ferro.
iron curtain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (ideological separation)  (figurato)muro, muro di gomma nm
 It was nearly impossible to know what the company was planning because the executives had created an iron curtain around their meetings.
 Era impossibile sapere quali fossero i progetti futuri dell'azienda perché le decisioni dei dirigenti erano trincerate dietro un muro di gomma.
shower curtain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (waterproof sheet around a shower)tenda della doccia nf
 She hung a crisp white shower curtain to complete the remodeled bathroom.
window curtain tenda per finestra
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