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Meaning of COULISSE

Pronunciation:  koo'lees

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a timber member grooved to take a sliding panel
  2. [n]  a flat situated in the wings
 

COULISSE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: wing flat
 
 See Also: flat, timber

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cou*lisse"\ (k??-l?s"; F. k??`l?s"), n. [F., fr.
    couler to flow, glide.]
    1. A piece of timber having a groove in which something
       glides.
    
    2. One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the
       space included between the side scenes.
    
    
  2. \Cou*lisse"\, n.
    1. A fluting in a sword blade.
    
    2. The outside stock exchange, or ``curb market,'' of Paris.
       [French Use]
    
    
 

 

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