prompt side
noun Date: 1824 1. the side of the stage adjacent to the prompter's corner 2. the side of the stage to the right of an actor facing the audience

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  • prompt side — noun Etymology: prompt (I); from its being the usual station of the prompter : the side of the stage to the right of an actor facing the audience; broadly : the side of the stage adjacent to the prompter s corner abbr. P.S. * * * Theat. the part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • prompt side — Theat. the part of the stage that in the U.S. is to the right and in Britain to the left as one faces the audience. Abbr.: P.S. Also, prompt side. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • prompt side — /ˈprɒmpt saɪd/ (say prompt suyd) noun that part of the stage to the actor s left as he or she faces the audience …   Australian English dictionary

  • prompt side — noun the side of the stage where the prompter sits (stage left in the UK and stage right in the US) …   English new terms dictionary

  • prompt´ness — prompt «prompt», adjective, verb, noun. –adj. 1. ready and willing; on time; quick: »Be prompt to obey. But he learns to tell time much earlier than he learns to be prompt (Sidonie M. Gruenberg). SYNONYM(S): punctual. See syn. under ready. (Cf. ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • prompt´ly — prompt «prompt», adjective, verb, noun. –adj. 1. ready and willing; on time; quick: »Be prompt to obey. But he learns to tell time much earlier than he learns to be prompt (Sidonie M. Gruenberg). SYNONYM(S): punctual. See syn. under ready. (Cf. ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prompt corner — The prompt corner or prompt box in a theatre is the location at the side of the stage where the prompt (usually the Stage Manager or Deputy/Assistant Stage Manager) is located in order to coordinate the performance and prompt the performers when… …   Wikipedia

  • prompt — adj., adv., v., & n. adj. 1 a acting with alacrity; ready. b made, done, etc. readily or at once (a prompt reply). 2 a (of a payment) made forthwith. b (of goods) for immediate delivery and payment. adv. punctually (at six o clock prompt). v.tr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prompt — is an adjective meaning quick or on time , or a verb meaning to lead someone .* Command prompt, in computing, one or more characters in a command line interface to indicate that the computer is ready to accept typed input * Prompt (theatre) or… …   Wikipedia

  • Prompt book — The prompt book, also called promptbook, transcript, or sometimes simply the book, is the copy of a production script that contains the information necessary to create the production from the ground up. It is a compilation of all blocking,… …   Wikipedia

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