acoustical tile

noun
tile made in various sizes and textures from soft, usually fibrous, sound-absorbing material, as wood, cork, or metal, and typically applied to ceilings or walls.
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Original plastered walls in this room have been covered with wood paneling and
  the ceiling lowered with acoustical tile.
Acoustical tile: remove, salvage and re-use existing acoustical tile where
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