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1) Timber at the top and bottom of a cloth. A Sandwich batten is used to carry a hanging cloth. It comprises two flat pieces of timber screwed together with the edge of the cloth between them. 2) Timber used for joining flats together for flying. 3) Compartmentalised floodlights set up so as to allow colour mixing. See also groundrow. Low voltage battens are commonly used as light curtains & for colour washes. 4) US term interchangable with PIPE for a flying bar.

 

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A.J.
A.L.D.
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AB
ABTT
ACL
ACOUSTICS
ACROSS
ACT DROP
ACTING AREA
ACTIVE
AD LIB
ADAPTOR
ADVANCE BAR
AERIAL
AERO
AETTI
AGC
AISLE
ALIGNMENT
AMALGAMATIONS aka...
AMP
AMPLITUDE
ANALOGUE SIGNAL
AND
APART
APRON
ARBOR
ARCHITECTURAL LAMP
ARCLINE
ARENA
ASIDE
ASM
ATMOSPHERE
ATTENUATE
AUDITORIUM
AUTOMATIC STOP
AUTOMATION
AUXILIARY INPUT
AUXILIARY OUTPUT
Alemah
Almeh
As-salaam
Asaya
ad-lib
alternative possi...assumption


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