proscenium arch

Definition of proscenium arch

:an arch that is over the front of a stage

Word by Word Definitions

proscenium play
  1. : the stage of an ancient Greek or Roman theater

  2. : the part of a modern stage in front of the curtain

  3. : the wall that separates the stage from the auditorium and provides the arch that frames it

arch play
  1. : a typically curved structural member spanning an opening and serving as a support (as for the wall or other weight above the opening)

  2. : something resembling an arch in form or function

  3. : something that has a curved shape like an arch

  1. : to cover or provide with an arch

  2. : to form into an arch

  3. : to form an arch

  1. : principal, chief

  2. : mischievous, saucy

  3. : marked by a deliberate and often forced playfulness, irony, or impudence

  1. : chief : principal

  2. : extreme : most fully embodying the qualities of the kind

  1. — see archi-

  1. : ruler : leader

  1. : having (such) a point or (so many) points of origin


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