coulisse

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See also: coulissé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French coulisse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coulisse (plural coulisses)

  1. A piece of timber having a groove in which something glides.
  2. A fluting in a sword blade.
  3. A side scene of the stage in a theater or the space between the side scenes.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French coulisse.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkuˈli.zə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cou‧lis‧se

Noun[edit]

coulisse f (plural coulissen)

  1. side of a stage, dressing room beside a stage, side wing

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From coulis.

Noun[edit]

coulisse f (plural coulisses)

  1. coulisse (piece of timber)
  2. side of a stage, dressing room
  3. background
    Soudain, une voix s'éleva en coulisse.Suddenly a voice was heard in the background.
  4. (music, lutherie, bowmaking) underslide, underslide channel
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Catalan: colís
  • Dutch: coulisse
  • English: coulisse

Adjective[edit]

coulisse

  1. feminine singular of coulis

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

coulisse

  1. first-person singular present indicative of coulisser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of coulisser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of coulisser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of coulisser
  5. second-person singular imperative of coulisser

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