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acoustical tile

noun
1.
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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Examples from the web for acoustical tile
  • 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 possible.
  • In many places, coffered and vaulted ceilings had been concealed by acoustical tile.
  • The brand and style of acoustical tile is not defined in the specification.
  • Offices beyond the inspection area are standard drywall construction with suspended acoustical tile ceilings.

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