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cathedral ceiling

noun
1.
a high ceiling formed by or suggesting an open-timbered roof.
2.
a ceiling, as in a living room, higher than that of other rooms in a house.
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  • The result is similar to a standard cathedral ceiling, except that there is an uninsulated attic floor beneath the insulated roof.
  • In a house with a cathedral ceiling, the roof forms the ceilings of the rooms below.
  • Wall and cathedral ceiling cavity areas where cellulose insulation has fallen away shall be filled with insulation.
  • The interior features a large living room with a timbered cathedral ceiling and a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace.
  • It has a downstairs paneled living room with a cathedral ceiling on the north end.
  • He noted after that work is done, they have to determine what resources remain and what it would take to do the cathedral ceiling.
  • The dormers will bring natural lighting from the clear story space or cathedral ceiling.

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