curtains

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɜː(ɹ).tənz/
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curtains

  1. plural of curtain

Noun[edit]

curtains pl (plural only)

  1. (figurative, in reference to curtains closing at the end of a stage show) An end, death
    It's curtains for you!
    "What if a bunch of scuba divers nosed about here?" / "Curtains for them, when our side-scan sonar sees them."
  2. (colloquial) a ring of clear liquid, forming into drops, near the top of a glass of fortified wine; the result of differential evaporation of alcohol and subsequent changes in surface tension; an example of the Marangoni effect

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Verb[edit]

curtains

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of curtain

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