Apron

Technology / Aviation / Apron: The hard-surfaced or paved area around a hangar.

Apron Stage

Entertainment / Literature / Apron Stage: A stage that projects out into the auditorium area. This enlarges the square footage available for actors to walk and move upon. This feature was not common in the days of classical Greco-Roman theate MORE

Fourth Wall

Entertainment / Literature / Fourth Wall: Sometimes referred to as the 'third wall,' depending upon how a stagebuilder numbers the sides of the stage, the fourth wall is an imaginary wall that separates the events on stage from the audience. MORE

Third Wall

Entertainment / Literature / Third Wall: Usually referred to as the 'fourth wall,' depending upon how a stagebuilder numbers the sides of the stage, the third or fourth wall is an imaginary barrier that separates the events on stage from the MORE

Stage

Entertainment / Literature / Stage: An area set aside or deliberately constructed as a place for actors, dancers, musicians, or singers to perform. Often (but not always) a stage is located in an indoor theater or a large outdoor arena. MORE

Carriage

Business / Machine Shop / Carriage: A principal part of a lathe that carries the cutting tool and consists of the saddle, compound rest and apron. MORE

Box Set

Entertainment / Literature / Box Set: A theatrical structure common to modern drama in which the stage consists of a single room setting in which the 'fourth wall' is missing so the audience can view the events within the room. Contrast w MORE

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