safety curtain

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n safety curtain a fireproof theater curtain to be dropped in case of fire
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Usage

In literature:

DELL, ETHEL M. Safety Curtain, The.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
Elsmere,' said Rose, hiding herself in the window curtain beside him, that she might have her laugh in safety.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
The Wildcat retreated to the safety of the tapestry curtain which hung in the doorway.
"Lady Luck" by Hugh Wiley
Women put their heads out for a moment, plucked curtains aside for one swift survey, vanished behind the safety of walls.
"The Duke Of Chimney Butte" by G. W. Ogden
From mosquitoes, however, one could seek safety in tobacco smoke, or hide behind the lace curtains with which every bed is provided.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
From mosquitoes, however, one could seek safety in tobacco-smoke, or hide behind the lace curtains with which every bed is provided.
"With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 2" by Various
The Safety Curtain, and other stories.
"Feminism and Sex-Extinction" by Arabella Kenealy
You take the property of others from behind the safety curtain of the law; I do it from behind a pistol!
"The Mardi Gras Mystery" by H. Bedford-Jones
Then, as suddenly as the raising of a drop-curtain, up came the fog, and there ahead of us was the narrow path which led to safety.
"The Wanderings of a Spiritualist" by Arthur Conan Doyle
I placed my gas rifle on the floor by the wall, took out my automatic, unlocking the safety catch, and went to the curtain on tiptoe.
"The Air Pirate" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
The safety curtain was lowered reassuringly before a bored audience that was not afraid of danger.
"The Second Fiddle" by Phyllis Bottome
Will, what are a few sticks of furniture and curtains compared to your safety and to Alice's happiness?
"The Orange Girl" by Walter Besant
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In poetry:

Then may the unbodied soul in safety fleet
Through the dark curtains of the world above,
Fresh from the stain of crime; nor fear to meet
The God whom here she would not learn to love;
"Second Sunday In Lent" by John Keble

In news:

Fog Effect & Fire Safety Curtain Standards Available for Public Review.
Two draft standards, BSR E1.22 and BSR E1.23, dealing with fire safety curtain systems and theatrical fog, have joined the two draft rigging standards available for review on the ESTA website.
According to documents posted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Web site on Friday, part of the module that controls the air bag can fail, causing either the front or side curtain air bag s to inflate.
Schmersal's SLC440 Series Safety Light Curtains and Safety Light Grids incorporate a full range of functions, highly visible signaling, and an alignment aid in a rugged housing.
Multifunction safety light curtains integrate signaling, alignment aid.
Like our other Type 4 safety light curtains, our SLC440 series features a one-piece extruded reinforced housing - this time in a compact 28 mm x 33 mm rectangular profile.
Hyundai is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012-2013 Sonata passenger cars due to a problem with side curtain airbags.
Safety at Work, a multi-vendor, open technology, simplifies machine safety installations by collecting and controlling functional safety devices like e-stops, light curtains, guard switches, etc.
The first Vipers in 1995 came with side curtains and next to no creature comforts or safety gear.
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