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Definition of the noun coulisse

What does coulisse mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: coulisses

  1. a flat situated in the wings
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of coulisse: wing flat
    • more generic word: flat = scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas
  2. a timber member grooved to take a sliding panel
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: timber = a beam made of wood

Alternative definition of the noun coulisse


  1. a piece of timber having a groove in which something glides
  2. a side scene of the stage in a theater or the space between the side scenes.

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Google previewGuide to Fashion Entrepreneurship (2014)

The Plan, the Product, the Process by Melissa G. Carr, Lisa Hopkins Newell

Coulisse is a window treatment design studio that has an office space where it finds the latest trends and creates fashionable window treatments.A leased studio space, however, should only be considered once the business is growing.

Google previewArthur Symons, 'Spiritual Adventures' (2017)

by Nicholas Freeman

A coulisse is the 11 space between pieces of ...

Google previewMining and Scientific Press (1911)

The Coulisse is the Parisian outside, resembling the New York Curb, but to a certain extent under the protection of the Paris Bourse. It is said that some 150,000 shares of Utah have been sold to the French public, in lots averaging between ...

Google preview(Cordingley's) Dictionary of Stock Exchange Terms (1901)

by William George Cordingley

COULISSE. — The unofficial market on the Paris Bourse, consisting of the Coulissiers, ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of the Securities Industry (1989)

by Stuart Valentine

See also COULISSE. The word is also used in Italy to refer to the circular trading ring in which the trading of securities takes place. corner. To purchase, or otherwise gain control of, the supply of a commodity or shares in order to restrict supply ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Conductor (2015)

by Emily Freeman Brown

coulisse, It. pompa movile a coulisse, Sp. bomba de afinación.) Zugabe! (Ger.) Encore! (Fr., It., Sp. Bis!) Zugposaune. (Ger.) Slide trombone. (Fr. trombone á coulisse, It. trombone a tiro, Sp. trombón de varas.) ...

Google previewPaasch's Illustrated Marine Dictionary (2014)

Originally Published as ÒFrom Keel to TruckÓ by Captain Heinrich Paasch

go-ahead crosshead — Coulisse de tête de bielle. Guide, crosshead— go-astern »pump— »—shoe »valve rod— Heater (of boiler). »super—door »super—joint Surchauffeur. Porte de surchauffeur. Joint de surchauffeur. Dampfüberhitzer.

Google previewDictionary of Political Economy (1894)

by Sir Robert Harry Inglis Palgrave

COTTON LISTS— COULISSE COUNCIL BILLS COUNTERVAILING DUTY— COUNTY COUNCIL. 441 (1868-69), show the average yearly exports of cotton, linen, and woollen piece goods during the seven years preceding the cotton famine, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages: including ... biographical notices of ancient architects ... Illustrated by numerous engravings by J. Le Keux (1838)

Po RTc ULLIS, Po Ritcho Llis, porte-coulisse, Fr., from couler, to flow, or slip down; coulisse signifying a groove, or gutter; a strong frame-work of timber, resembling the agricultural instrument called a harrow, having a row of iron spikes at 374 ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Architectural Terms (2012)

by John Henry Parker

Killesse, also Cullis, Coulisse (Fr.), a gutter, groove, or channel; whence the term Port-coulisse or Port-cullie, a gate sliding down in a groove. This term is in some districts corruptly applied to a hipped roof by country carpenters, who speak of a ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1U1L1I1S1S1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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