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Meaning of "cyclorama" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CYCLORAMA

Cyclo- + Greek horama view, sight, on the model of panorama.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CYCLORAMA

cyclorama  [ˌsaɪkləʊˈrɑːmə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CYCLORAMA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cyclorama 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 CYCLORAMA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

cyclorama

Cyclorama

A cyclorama is a panoramic painting on the inside of a cylindrical platform, designed to provide a viewer standing in the middle of the cylinder with a 360° view of the painting. The intended effect is to make a viewer, surrounded by the panoramic image, feel as if they were standing in the midst of an historic event or famous place. "Cyclorama" can also refer to the building designed to show the panoramic painting.

Definition of cyclorama in the English dictionary

The first definition of cyclorama in the dictionary is Also called: panorama. a large picture, such as a battle scene, on the interior wall of a cylindrical room, designed to appear in natural perspective to a spectator in the centre. Other definition of cyclorama is a curtain or wall curving along the back of a stage, usually painted to represent the sky and serving to enhance certain lighting effects. Cyclorama is also any set of curtains that enclose the back and sides of a stage setting.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CYCLORAMA


Brahma
ˈbrɑːmə
cama
ˈkɑːmə
choreodrama
ˌkɒrɪəʊˈdrɑːmə
Cinerama
ˌsɪnəˈrɑːmə
Circlorama
ˌsɜːkləˈrɑːmə
cosmorama
ˌkɒzməˈrɑːmə
diorama
ˌdaɪəˈrɑːmə
docudrama
ˈdɒkjʊˌdrɑːmə
drama
ˈdrɑːmə
grama
ˈɡrɑːmə
gramma
ˈɡrɑːmə
lama
ˈlɑːmə
melodrama
ˈmɛləˌdrɑːmə
monodrama
ˈmɒnəʊˌdrɑːmə
myriorama
ˌmɪrɪəˈrɑːmə
Nama
ˈnɑːmə
Obama
əʊˈbɑːmə
panorama
ˌpænəˈrɑːmə
psychodrama
ˈsaɪkəʊˌdrɑːmə
Rama
ˈrɑːmə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CYCLORAMA

cyclopentane
cyclopentolate
cyclopes
cyclophosphamide
cyclopian
cyclopic
cycloplegia
cycloplegic
cyclopropane
cyclops
cycloramic
cycloserine
cycloses
cyclosis
cyclospermous
cyclosporin
cyclosporine
cyclostomate
cyclostomatous
cyclostome

WORDS THAT END LIKE CYCLORAMA

agama
Alabama
ashrama
asrama
closet drama
costume drama
Dalai Lama
Gama
Hama
hospital drama
jicama
Kama
kitchen-sink drama
mama
music drama
Panama
period drama
sama
tarama
Yokohama

Synonyms and antonyms of cyclorama in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cyclorama» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CYCLORAMA

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

Translator English - Chinese

天幕
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ciclorama
570 millions of speakers

English

cyclorama
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cyclorama
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صورة دائرية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

круговая панорама
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ciclorama
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cyclorama
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cyclorama
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cyclorama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rundhorizont
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

円形パノラマ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

원형 파노라마
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cyclorama
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Cyclorama
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

cyclorama
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सायक्लोरमा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

siklorama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cyclorama
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Cyclorama
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кругова панорама
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cyclorama
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cyclorama
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cyclorama
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cyclorama
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cyclorama
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cyclorama

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CYCLORAMA»

The term «cyclorama» is regularly used and occupies the 69.434 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CYCLORAMA» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CYCLORAMA»

Discover the use of cyclorama in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cyclorama and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis
None of the buildings known to have been designed by him in Indianapolis remains standing. CONNIE J. ZEIGLER Lee Burns, Early Architects and Builders of Indiana (Indianapolis, 1935). Cyclorama. Turn-of-the-century exhibition structure.
David J. Bodenhamer, Robert G. Barrows, 1994
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Sacred Ground: Americans and Their Battlefields
The Gettysburg cyclorama is an example of panorama painting, which was patented in 1 787 by the Irishman Robert Barker and popularized during the nineteenth century. Of the twenty cycloramas still known to exist, twelve deal with war; ...
Edward Tabor Linenthal, 1993
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Television Production
Cyclorama lights, or “cyc” lights, are used to illuminate backgrounds with broad lighting. There are basically two types of cyc lights: n The floor light, also known as a cyclorama light or strip light, that are used to light backgrounds from the floor  ...
Gerald Millerson, Jim Owens, 2012
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Frommer's 500 Places to See Before They Disappear
CYCLORAMA. PAINTING HAS BEEN MOVED, THE SLEEK DRAMATIC BUILDING BUILT to house it still stands empty on the edge of the Gettysburg battlefield. Will the National 418 455 Cook County Hospital The Real ER Chicago , Illinois ...
Holly Hughes, Julie Duchaine, 2012
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Canvas Documentaries: Panoramic Entertainments in ...
Photograph by Alfred Farmer 166 Author's collection Commemorative pamphlet of The Eureka Stockade at the Victoria Parade cyclorama, Fitzroy, Melbourne, 1891 170 Author's collection Engraving of a painting by Thaddeus Welsh and I% ett ...
Mimi Colligan, 2002
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Gettysburg: Memory, Market, and an American Shrine
Nevertheless, he implored another veteran to visit the cyclorama, "and rest assured you have got a sight to see before you die.'"0 Some veterans were not only persuaded by the cyclorama's re-creation of history, but even chose it over the ...
Jim Weeks, 2003
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Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg by Paul Philippoteaux
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Boston Cyclorama Company, 2009
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The Margaret Mitchell Encyclopedia
The addition of a diorama in 1936 funded by the federal government was a significant improvement to the Atlanta Cyclorama. Through the Works Progress Administration (WPA), an added foreground formed a seamless addition to the painting ...
Anita Price Davis, 2013
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Lighting Technology: A Guide for Television, Film and Theatre
Cyclorama True radius a Stage Figure 6.13 Cyclorama light reflector The cyclorama reflector shown in Figure 6.13 is made by ray tracing in the same manner as the open faced reflector, but in this case an asymmetric distribution is required to ...
Brian Fitt, Joe Thornley, 2002
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A Companion to Cultural Resource Management
The Gettysburg Cyclorama building may have a different fate. Cycloramas – massive oil-oncanvas paintings depicting panoramic views – were very popular during the late 1800s. Viewers stood on a platform and the canvas was mounted so ...
Thomas F. King, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CYCLORAMA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cyclorama is used in the context of the following news items.
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The chase is over: The Texas to stay in Atlanta, local officials won't …
On June 30, the Cyclorama, which features the world's largest oil painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta, painted in 1885 and 1886 by artists ... «Marietta Daily Journal, Jul 15»
2
Gettysburg Foundation announces Ford Family Day
An activity-filled day for adults and children alike, Cyclorama, Film and Museum tickets and special events are free courtesy of the Ford Motor ... «Evening Sun, Jul 15»
3
Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery Gets A New Greenhouse
As the zoo expands, Grant Park's Cyclorama is moving to the Atlanta History Center. However, the plot of land at the History Center where the ... «WABE 90.1 FM, Jul 15»
4
Oh, Dear! What Can the Meta Be?
... sprawling saga into the tight confines of OSF's black-box Thomas Theater, where scenic designer Jan Chambers uses cyclorama projections, ... «A News Cafe, Jul 15»
5
Multimedia experience in corporate museum set up by DS Group
A light and sound exhibit that transports you to the bylanes of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi, cyclorama projections, holograms and 3Ds that ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
6
Community-sponsored day trips and travel
... plus visitor center and Cyclorama with local guide, all admissions, taxes and tips to restaurant, hotel staff and more; To Coastal New England, ... «The Delaware County Daily Times, Jul 15»
7
Add Patriotism To Your Next Vacation Itinerary
Relive the battle through the cyclorama, a painting in the round from the 1880s that is 377 feet long and 42 feet high. Park entry is free, although ... «Chase News & Stories, Jul 15»
8
BWW Reviews: TRAV'LIN at The Ensemble Moves into Our Hearts …
The cyclorama was underused in this piece. Often we were forced to look at a blank white background with a few washes of color or gobos here ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
9
StageStruck: Ghost Stories part 2 – Three Henries
We find Thoreau on the morning of Brown's execution, revisiting his cabin in the woods (Michael J. Riha's rustic set is backed by a cyclorama of ... «Valley Advocate, Jul 15»
10
14 destinations to steep yourself in Atlanta history
At 358 feet long, the Cyclorama claims to be the largest oil painting in the world — and the longest-running art exhibition in U.S. history. The in-the-round ... «Creative Loafing Atlanta, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cyclorama [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cyclorama>. Jul 2020 ».
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