scene dock


scene dock
noun a space in a theatre near the stage, in which scenery is stored.

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  • scene dock — noun : a space near the stage in a theater where scenery is stored * * * dock1 (def. 7). [1880 85] * * * scene dock or scene bay noun The space where scenery is stored • • • Main Entry: ↑scene * * * scene dock, the place where scenery is stored… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scene-dock — noun An area in a theatre with access to the stage and the loading doors where scenery is temporarily stored ‘<!sicCome, I’ll show you where I saw him in the scene dock of the third cellar.’ …   Wiktionary

  • scene dock — /ˈsin dɒk/ (say seen dok) noun a place for storing theatrical scenery, near or beneath the stage. Also, dock …   Australian English dictionary

  • scene dock — dock1 (def. 7). [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • scene dock — n. place in a theater close to the stage or below the stage s floor used for storage of scenery …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scene bay — scene dock or scene bay noun The space where scenery is stored • • • Main Entry: ↑scene …   Useful english dictionary

  • dock — dock1 /dok/, n. 1. a landing pier. 2. the space or waterway between two piers or wharves, as for receiving a ship while in port. 3. such a waterway, enclosed or open, together with the surrounding piers, wharves, etc. 4. See dry dock. 5. a… …   Universalium

  • dock — I. /dɒk / (say dok) noun 1. a wharf. 2. the space or waterway between two piers or wharves, as for receiving a ship while in port. 3. such a waterway, enclosed or open, together with the surrounding piers, wharves, etc. 4. → dry dock. 5. a semi… …   Australian English dictionary

  • dock — 1. n. & v. n. 1 an artificially enclosed body of water for the loading, unloading, and repair of ships. 2 (in pl.) a range of docks with wharves and offices; a dockyard. 3 US a ship s berth, a wharf. 4 = dry dock. 5 Theatr. = scene dock. v. 1 tr …   Useful english dictionary

  • scene — n. 1 a place in which events in real life, drama, or fiction occur; the locality of an event etc. (the scene was set in India; the scene of the disaster). 2 a an incident in real life, fiction, etc. (distressing scenes occurred). b a description… …   Useful english dictionary