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Meaning of CURTAIN RAISER

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any preliminary activity
  2. [n]  a short play presented before the main play
 
 See Also: first step, initiative, opening, opening move, play

 

 

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 Related Terms: act, afterpiece, bit, chaser, coming out, concert overture, curtain, curtain call, debut, descant, divertimento, divertissement, dramatic overture, embarkation, embarkment, epilogue, exode, exodus, expository scene, finale, first appearance, floating, flotation, hoke act, inaugural address, inauguration, induction, initiation, installation, installment, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, introduction, launching, maiden speech, number, opener, operatic overture, overture, preliminary, prelude, prologue, routine, scene, shtick, sketch, skit, song and dance, stand-up comedy act, striptease, turn, unveiling, vamp, voluntary, Vorspiel
 

 

 

 

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