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Meaning of "blackout curtains" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BLACKOUT CURTAINS

blackout curtains  [ˈblækaʊt ˈkɜːtənz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BLACKOUT CURTAINS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Blackout curtains is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BLACKOUT CURTAINS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of blackout curtains in the English dictionary

The definition of blackout curtains in the dictionary is thick, lined curtains designed to shut out all daylight and keep a room in complete darkness.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BLACKOUT CURTAINS


buttons
ˈbʌtənz
Carstensz
ˈkɑːstənz
commons
ˈkɒmənz
communications
kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃənz
conditions
kənˈdɪʃənz
congratulations
kənˌɡrætjʊˈleɪʃənz
connections
kəˈnɛkʃənz
curtains
ˈkɜːtənz
directions
dɪˈrɛkʃənz
Evans
ˈɛvənz
gardens
ˈɡɑːdənz
horizons
həˈraɪzənz
instructions
ɪnˈstrʌkʃənz
limitations
ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃənz
Lions
ˈlaɪənz
millions
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persons
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relations
rɪˈleɪʃənz
Sextans
ˈsɛkstənz
wellingtons
ˈwelɪŋtənz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BLACKOUT CURTAINS

blacklegging
blacklist
blacklister
blacklisting
blackly
blackmail
blackmailer
Blackmore
blackness
blackout
blackpoll
Blackpool
Blackshirt
blacksmith
blacksnake
Blackstone
blackstrap
blackstrap molasses
blacktail
blackthorn

WORDS THAT END LIKE BLACKOUT CURTAINS

Adirondack Mountains
Allegheny Mountains
Altai Mountains
Black Mountains
Blue Mountains
Blue Ridge Mountains
Carpathian Mountains
Catskill Mountains
Caucasus Mountains
Great Smoky Mountains
net curtains
Olympic Mountains
Ozark Mountains
remains
Rocky Mountains
San Juan Mountains
Smoky Mountains
Snowy Mountains
Tatra Mountains
Ural Mountains
White Mountains

Synonyms and antonyms of blackout curtains in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «blackout curtains» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BLACKOUT CURTAINS

Find out the translation of blackout curtains to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of blackout curtains from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «blackout curtains» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

遮光窗帘
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cortinas opacas
570 millions of speakers

English

blackout curtains
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंधकार पर्दे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ستائر معتمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

плотными шторами
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cortinas blackout
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্ল্যাকআউট পর্দা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rideaux occultants
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Langsir gelap
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Verdunklungsvorhänge
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

遮光カーテン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

블랙 아웃 커튼
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Blackout curtains
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

rèm cửa màn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இருண்ட திரைச்சீலைகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ब्लॅकआउट पडदे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Karartma perdeleri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tende oscuranti
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zasłony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

щільними шторами
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

draperii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κουρτίνες συσκότισης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verduistering gordyne
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mörkläggningsgardiner
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

blendingsgardiner
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of blackout curtains

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BLACKOUT CURTAINS»

The term «blackout curtains» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.386 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BLACKOUT CURTAINS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «blackout curtains» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «blackout curtains» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about blackout curtains

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BLACKOUT CURTAINS»

Discover the use of blackout curtains in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to blackout curtains and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Aviation Unit and Intermediate Maintenance Instructions: ...
Position blankets in helicopter and attach to structure with snap fasteners and hook-and-pile attachments. 2-186. BLACKOUT CURTAINS. CAUTION To maven} damage to aircraft bulk' 2-187. Description — Blackout Curtains. A .heads durmg  ...
2
CliffsNotes Graduation Debt: How to Manage Student Loans and ...
You can also save money on your monthly electric bill by making a few other simple changes, such as using blackout curtains, learning how to utilize your ceiling fan to save money in the winter and summer, and buying inexpensive items such ...
Reyna Gobel, 2010
3
CliffsNotes Graduation Debt: How to Manage Student Loans and ...
The exact amount you save depends on the area where you live and which changes you make. You can also save money on your monthly electric bill by making a few other simple changes, such as using blackout curtains, learning how to ...
Reyna Gobel, 2013
4
Operator, Organizational, Direct Support, and General ...
Shelter, Multipurpose, Medical Unit, Self-contained, Transportable (MUST) ( Brunswick Model CW1), NSN 5410-00-809-6634. 6. Door and Fabric Enclosure Blackout Curtains. (1) Operation of the door blackout curtains is shown and described ...
5
Children of the Great Depression
The parent'sbedroom usually consisted of a gas fireplace, dresser, double bed, two woodenchairs with cushions,blackout curtains andasmall writing desk. The sitting room consisted of abookcase, fireplace, mantle clock,arm chairs, blackout  ...
Jacob Miller, Jake and Daphne Miller, 2009
6
The Sleep Doctor's Diet Plan: Lose Weight Through Better Sleep
Blackout curtains are important if you are light sensitive and cannot sleep with a sleep mask. The three main functions of blackout curtains are:  To block out light—Depending upon the materials and construction, you may get 99 to 100 ...
Michael Breus, PhD, 2011
7
Blackout: World War II and the Origins of Film Noir
Adding to wartime anxiety was rationing. At motion picture studios film stock, equipment, and electricity were rationed, and lights were used more sparingly on sets shrouded in blackout curtains. Such constraints contributed to the development ...
Sheri Chinen Biesen, 2005
8
Risen Mortallic Flesh: The Horromantic Zomedy
... Jenny says, “Those aren't black.” Sarah smiles, and says, “No, those are ' blackout' curtains. ... starts tossing the small curtains on the sofa; Phyllis and Sarah each take one of the smaller blackout curtains. Paul looks around, and says, “Go ...
Jeremiah Leviathan, 2013
9
Final Blackout
... several ingenious hinged shelves at variant heights above the grate. Evidently a fireplace was used because it smoked less than a stove. The utensils which hung about were all military, bearing various army stamps. Old blackout curtains  ...
L. Ron Hubbard, 2005
10
Encyclopedia of World War II
To reduce vulnerability, cities in the war zones instituted strict blackout policies, which restricted or eliminated the use of street lighting and required citizens to provide opaque blackout curtains and shades for all their windows. Automobile ...
Alan Axelrod, Jack A. Kingston, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BLACKOUT CURTAINS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term blackout curtains is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Will Blackout Curtains Keep You Cooler This Summer?
Hanging blackout curtains is one of the cheapest, easiest solutions imaginable. Blackout curtains are also known as “thermal drapes” for a ... «Fox 2 KFXV, Jul 15»
2
Licence granted to Newsome Tap pub in former working men's club
“We played the music at full volume and couldn't hear a thing at the front and now at the back thanks to blackout curtains. “We also hope to ... «Huddersfield Examiner, Jul 15»
3
A framed tiger print, a Twilight fan and a woman afraid of ghosts …
Then there was the fan of vampire movie franchise, Twilight, who requested that blackout curtains were installed in their room – to ensure that ... «Gloucestershire Echo, Jul 15»
4
What did John Welsh give them?
From its ornate plaster ceiling to blackout curtains to a new thrust stage with modern lights and sound, there is no other place like the John F. «Casper Journal, Jul 15»
5
Esther Marie Isaacson
... and the couple put up the mandatory blackout curtains each night at the ranch house. After Baine's death in 1973, Esther traveled extensively ... «Lompoc Record, Jul 15»
6
When wars had home fronts
... the museum's exhibits (including faithful reproductions of rooms of the era, among them a kitchen and parlor complete with blackout curtains, ... «Concord Monitor, Jul 15»
7
The bizarre guest requests made at UK hotels
From a Twilight fan requesting blackout curtains to block out the sunlight to a man requesting a member of staff tuck him into bed, no two days ... «Daily Times, Jul 15»
8
Olympic bronze medallist Anthony Ogogo ready to return from year out
He said: "It took four operations (two on each Achilles), I laid in my bed, totally immobile with the blackout curtains drawn 24/7. I couldn't tell if it ... «SkySports, Jul 15»
9
5 Things to Do Now to Stay Fit for Life
He recommends blackout curtains, a cool bedroom (between 68 and 72 degrees), and a calming pre-bedtime routine to help you snooze ... «Yahoo Health, Jun 15»
10
Turning Holiday Inn into four star hotel shows Woking 'means …
... all the rooms are to include laptop cases, 'spacious' work stations with built-in USB ports and complimentary wifi, as well as blackout curtains, ... «Get Surrey, Jun 15»

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