Meaning of curtain call

cur'tain call"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the appearance of the performers at the conclusion of a theatrical or other performance in response to the applause of the audience.
  2. each individual appearance of a performer at the end of a performance in response to prolonged applause.
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