room divider

room divider
noun
: an article of furniture (as a rack, chair, or table) used to divide a room into separate areas

drafts are avoided by high-backed seats that are also room dividers — Edgar Kaufmann

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a partition, as a screen or freestanding bookcase, that separates one part of a room from another.

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room divider,
a panel, screen, set of shelves, or other furniture, used as a partial partition: »

The room divider…has lately been debased into more or less trivial reproductions of the panels used in Japanese houses (New Yorker).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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