drop cloth

drop´ cloth`
n.1.a sheet of material used to cover objects or surfaces while painting a ceiling or wall of a house, so as to protect objects from being marred by drops of paint splashed inadvertantly in the painting process. Originally such drop cloths were made of cloth, but more recently paper or plastic have also commonly been used.
Noun1.drop cloth - a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
Synonyms: drop curtain, drop
2.drop cloth - a large piece of cloth laid over the floor or furniture while a room is being painted
curtain, drape, drapery, drop, drop curtain, mantle, pall
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