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The Universal Dictionary

curtain

['kɜːt(ə)n] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. занавеска, штора

    2. театр. занавес

    3. разг. конец

    4. завеса (то, что скрывает, маскирует)

      1. занавес, барьер

      2. (the Curtain) полит.; = the iron curtain железный занавес

    5. воен. куртина

  2. гл.

    занавешивать; закрывать

Learning (En-Ru)

curtain

['kæːtn]

  1. n

    1. занавеска; штора; портьера

    2. театр. занавес

  2. v

    • to curtain off — отгораживать
    • to curtain off part of a room — отгораживать занавеской часть комнаты

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Examples from texts

Moved by the sight Albine was about to let the curtain fall again.
Альбина умилилась и опустила край занавеса.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
The curtain went up on Act Two.
Занавес поднялся, возвещая начало второго акта.
Pratchett, Terry / MaskeradeПратчетт,Терри / Маскарад
Маскарад
Пратчетт,Терри
© Перевод С. Увбарх, А. Жикаренцев 2006
© Издание на русском языке, оформление ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
© 1995 by Terry and Lyn Pratchett
Maskerade
Pratchett, Terry
© 1995 by Terry and Lyn Pratchett
I fancied her face at a curtain, and I hurried away in alarm.
Мне почудилось за занавеской ее лицо, и я с испугом поскорее удалился.
Turgenev, I.S. / First loveТургенев, И.С. / Первая любовь
Первая любовь
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
First love
Turgenev, I.S.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
"There," he whispered, nodding his head towards the curtain.
- Там, - шепнул он, кивнув головой на занавеску.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
I placed his arm-chair by the chimney-corner: I wheeled the table near it: I let down the curtain, and had the candles brought in ready for lighting.
Я придвинула кресло поближе к огню, подкатила столик, опустила занавеси и приказала внести свечи, чтобы зажечь их, как только мой хозяин приедет.
Bronte, Charlotte / Jane EyreБронте, Шарлотта / Джен Эйр
Джен Эйр
Бронте, Шарлотта
© Издательство «Правда», 1988 г.
Jane Eyre
Bronte, Charlotte
© 2009 by Wayne Josephson
I call it a revolution because I now see how, with the word he spoke, the curtain rose on the last act of my dreadful drama, and the catastrophe was precipitated.
Называю это переворотом, потому что вижу теперь, как с первым же словом мальчика поднялся занавес над последним действием моей драмы, и катастрофа ускорилась.
James, Henri / The Turn of the ScrewДжеймс, Генри / Поворот винта
Поворот винта
Джеймс, Генри
The Turn of the Screw
James, Henri
Flies were buzzing behind the black curtain at the window.
За черной занавеской на окне шумели мухи.
Чехов, А.П. / КнягиняChekhov, A. / The princess
The princess
Chekhov, A.
© 1999 by Random House, Inc.
Княгиня
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
Meanwhile the moat was smelling worse than ever, from the human waste and garbage dumped in it, through various chutes and over the curtain wall.
И все же от рва воняло хуже, чем тогда, когда человеческие испражнения и отбросы сбрасывались в него через мусоропроводы — специально устроенные в стенах отверстия — и прямо со стены.
Dickson, Gordon / Dragon at WarДиксон, Гордон / Дракон на войне
Дракон на войне
Диксон, Гордон
Dragon at War
Dickson, Gordon
The orchestra played through a waltz, the curtain floated up again....
Оркестр проиграл вальс, занавес взвился опять...
Turgenev, I.S. / The Torrents of SpringТургенев, И.С. / Вешние воды
Вешние воды
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
The Torrents of Spring
Turgenev, I.S.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Everything was silent in the room; a butterfly that had flown in was fluttering its wings and struggling between the curtain and the window.
Все смолкло в комнате; залетевшая бабочка трепетала крыльями и билась между занавесом и окном.
Тургенев, И.С. / ДымTurgenev, I.S. / Smoke
Smoke
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1919, by BONI & LIVERIGHT, Inc.
Дым
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Правда", 1979
She got up, pulled the curtain, and at first saw nothing but darkness.
За шторой поначалу совсем ничего не было видно, кроме темноты.
Lewis, Clive S. / The Silver ChairЛьюис, Клайв С. / Серебряное кресло
Серебряное кресло
Льюис, Клайв С.
© Перевод Т. Шапошникова, 2010
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
The Silver Chair
Lewis, Clive S.
© 1953 by C.S. Lewis Pte. Ltd.
© renewed 1981 by C.S. Lewis Pte. Ltd.
She got up and suddenly disappeared behind the curtain. At that instant tears were shining on her face (hysterical after her laughter).
Она встала и вдруг исчезла за портьеру; на лице ее в то мгновение блистали слезы (истерические, после смеха).
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Maybe somebody's behind a curtain.
А нет ли кого за занавеской?
Conan Doyle, Arthur / The Adventure of the Mazarin StoneКонан Дойль, Артур / Камень Мазарини
Камень Мазарини
Конан Дойль, Артур
© "Правда", 1966
© перевод А. Поливановой
The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone
Conan Doyle, Arthur
Versilov will go back to mother, and I've no cause to be ashamed to face her; you know I once heard what Versilov and she were saying, I stood behind the curtain...
Версилов вернется к маме, а перед нею мне стыдиться нечего; ведь я слышал же, что они там с Версиловым говорили, я стоял за портьерой...
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
The main part of the precipitated liquid flows down through an annular slot 17 on 16 the underlying disklike partition, thus forming the liquid curtain.
Основная часть осажденной жидкости стекает через кольцевую щель 17 на нижележащую дисковую перегородку 16, образуя жидкостную завесу.

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'kɜːt(ə)nNounзанавеска; штораExamples

mosquito curtains — занавески, сетки от москитов
to draw the curtain — задёрнуть или отдёрнуть занавеску

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  1. 1.

    шторы

    translation added by Анна Петровская
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    штора

    translation added by Tony Marko
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Collocations

air curtain
воздушная завеса
air-curtain system
система воздушной завесы
antenna curtain
антенное полотно
behind the curtain
за кулисами
behind the curtain
не публично
canopy air curtain
воздушная завеса
cement-grout curtain
цементационная завеса
coal curtain
тонкий целик угля
curtain antenna
многовибраторная антенна
curtain call
вызов актера
curtain call
выход на поклон
curtain coater
устройство для нанесения покрытий поливом
curtain coating
покрытие, наносимое поливом
curtain coating machine
машина для поливочного крашения
curtain drain
вертикальная дрена

Word forms

curtain

noun
SingularPlural
Common casecurtaincurtains
Possessive casecurtain'scurtains'

curtain

verb
Basic forms
Pastcurtained
Imperativecurtain
Present Participle (Participle I)curtaining
Past Participle (Participle II)curtained
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I curtainwe curtain
you curtainyou curtain
he/she/it curtainsthey curtain
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am curtainingwe are curtaining
you are curtainingyou are curtaining
he/she/it is curtainingthey are curtaining
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have curtainedwe have curtained
you have curtainedyou have curtained
he/she/it has curtainedthey have curtained
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been curtainingwe have been curtaining
you have been curtainingyou have been curtaining
he/she/it has been curtainingthey have been curtaining
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I curtainedwe curtained
you curtainedyou curtained
he/she/it curtainedthey curtained
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was curtainingwe were curtaining
you were curtainingyou were curtaining
he/she/it was curtainingthey were curtaining
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had curtainedwe had curtained
you had curtainedyou had curtained
he/she/it had curtainedthey had curtained
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been curtainingwe had been curtaining
you had been curtainingyou had been curtaining
he/she/it had been curtainingthey had been curtaining
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will curtainwe shall/will curtain
you will curtainyou will curtain
he/she/it will curtainthey will curtain
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be curtainingwe shall/will be curtaining
you will be curtainingyou will be curtaining
he/she/it will be curtainingthey will be curtaining
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have curtainedwe shall/will have curtained
you will have curtainedyou will have curtained
he/she/it will have curtainedthey will have curtained
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been curtainingwe shall/will have been curtaining
you will have been curtainingyou will have been curtaining
he/she/it will have been curtainingthey will have been curtaining
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would curtainwe should/would curtain
you would curtainyou would curtain
he/she/it would curtainthey would curtain
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be curtainingwe should/would be curtaining
you would be curtainingyou would be curtaining
he/she/it would be curtainingthey would be curtaining
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have curtainedwe should/would have curtained
you would have curtainedyou would have curtained
he/she/it would have curtainedthey would have curtained
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been curtainingwe should/would have been curtaining
you would have been curtainingyou would have been curtaining
he/she/it would have been curtainingthey would have been curtaining
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am curtainedwe are curtained
you are curtainedyou are curtained
he/she/it is curtainedthey are curtained
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being curtainedwe are being curtained
you are being curtainedyou are being curtained
he/she/it is being curtainedthey are being curtained
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been curtainedwe have been curtained
you have been curtainedyou have been curtained
he/she/it has been curtainedthey have been curtained
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was curtainedwe were curtained
you were curtainedyou were curtained
he/she/it was curtainedthey were curtained
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being curtainedwe were being curtained
you were being curtainedyou were being curtained
he/she/it was being curtainedthey were being curtained
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been curtainedwe had been curtained
you had been curtainedyou had been curtained
he/she/it had been curtainedthey had been curtained
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be curtainedwe shall/will be curtained
you will be curtainedyou will be curtained
he/she/it will be curtainedthey will be curtained
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been curtainedwe shall/will have been curtained
you will have been curtainedyou will have been curtained
he/she/it will have been curtainedthey will have been curtained