from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The space separating the audience from the action of a theatrical performance, traditionally conceived of as an imaginary wall completing the enclosure of the stage.
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- n. The imaginary invisible wall at the front of the stage in a proscenium theatre, through which the audience sees the action in the world of the play.
- n. The boundary between the fiction and the audience.
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