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(US), traveler
1. a part of a mechanism that moves in a fixed course
2. Nautical
a. a thimble fitted to slide freely on a rope, spar, or rod
b. the fixed rod on which such a thimble slides
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

traveler, traveler curtain

On the stage of a theater, a curtain that closes the proscenium when drawn.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A new survey shows significant majorities of frequent business and leisure travelers would pay up to $150 to enroll in a trusted traveler programme.
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8 AMAL DORAI, "TIME TRAVELER CONVENTION" In a courtyard at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at TO PM on May 7, 2005, MIT student Amal Dorai held the "first and only Time Traveler Convention at MIT." As he observed on his website ( "Technically, you would only need one time traveler convention.