Search Result for "scenery":
1. the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale;
- Example: "they worked all night painting the scenery"
[syn: scenery, scene]
2. the appearance of a place;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Scenery \Scen"er*y\, n. 1. Assemblage of scenes; the paintings and hangings representing the scenes of a play; the disposition and arrangement of the scenes in which the action of a play, poem, etc., is laid; representation of place of action or occurence. [1913 Webster] 2. Sum of scenes or views; general aspect, as regards variety and beauty or the reverse, in a landscape; combination of natural views, as woods, hills, etc. [1913 Webster] Never need an American look beyond his own country for the sublime and beautiful of natural scenery. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
113 Moby Thesaurus words for "scenery": act drop, agora, airscape, amphitheater, arena, asbestos, asbestos board, athletic field, auditorium, backdrop, background, batten, bear garden, border, bowl, boxing ring, bull ring, campus, canvas, circus, cityscape, cloth, cloudscape, cockpit, coliseum, colosseum, coulisse, counterweight, course, curtain, curtain board, cyclorama, decor, drop, drop curtain, field, fire curtain, flat, flipper, floor, forum, ground, gym, gymnasium, hall, hanging, hippodrome, landscape, lists, locale, lookout, marketplace, mat, milieu, mise-en-scene, open forum, outlook, palaestra, panorama, parade ground, perspective, pit, place, platform, precinct, prize ring, props, prospect, public square, purlieu, rag, range, ring, riverscape, scape, scene, scene of action, scenic view, screen, seascape, set, setting, side scene, sight, site, skyscape, sphere, squared circle, stadium, stage, stage screw, stage set, stage setting, sweep, tab, tableau, teaser, terrain, theater, tilting ground, tiltyard, tormentor, townscape, transformation, transformation scene, view, vista, walk, waterscape, wing, wingcut, woodcut, wrestling ring