back-cloth

back-cloth noun theatr. задник

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • Back Cloth — An unbleached all cotton plain cloth used as a reinforcing cloth for calico printing to support the fabric being printed. Made in many qualities from 72 X 72, 36/36, to high reeds and picks …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • back|cloth — «BAK KLTH, KLOTH», noun. Especially British. 1. the rear curtain on stage; backdrop. 2. background: »Figurative. These conflicts were taking place against the backcloth of sweeping social changes (Manchester Guardian) …   Useful english dictionary

  • back cloth — noun 1. : a piece of canvas secured to the after part of a topsail yard to stow the bunt of the topsail in 2. or back gray : an unfinished cloth used in cylinder printing of fabrics to absorb excess dye 3. chiefly Britain : backdrop …   Useful english dictionary

  • back-cloth — /bak klawth , kloth /, n., pl. back cloths / klawdhz , klodhz , klawths , kloths /. Chiefly Brit. Theat. backdrop (def. 1). [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • back-cloth — /bak klawth , kloth /, n., pl. back cloths / klawdhz , klodhz , klawths , kloths /. Chiefly Brit. Theat. backdrop (def. 1). [1870 75] …   Useful english dictionary

  • back-cloth — noun alternative spelling of backcloth …   Wiktionary

  • back·cloth — /ˈbækˌklɑːθ/ noun, pl cloths [count] Brit : ↑backdrop …   Useful english dictionary

  • back-cloth star — noun An actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to gain more attention to himself …   Wiktionary

  • back gray — noun : back cloth 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • cloth-bound — adj. having rigid front and back covers, covered with cloth; of books. Contrasted to {{softcover}}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Back — The underside of a cloth as woven in the loom. Some cloths are woven face down for ease in weaving; as, for instance, warp satins, in which the lift is 4 / 1, by weaving face down, only one thread is lifted and four remain down. The pattern in a… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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