Translation of backcloth in Spanish:


telón de fondo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbækklɑθ/ /ˈbakklɒθ/


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    telón de fondo masculine
    • In these circumstances scenery was possible, though usually restricted to a backcloth and drapes, but there was no acting.
    • Instrumental music is important for creating or enhancing the atmosphere where words are silent, or as a backcloth for speech that is often melancholy and reflective.
    • The lighting was also poor, spoiling the effect of the marvellous backcloth which for some reason looked as if it was on Mars, bathed in a light that threw out uniform reddish tones.
    • A fabrication woven from fear, anxiety, fantasy and myth formed the backcloth for the initial encounter between Europeans and Africans.
    • The difference of expert opinion nonetheless forms an important backcloth to the submissions made on the claimant's behalf.