Definition of 'ceiling'
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All homes will have high ceilings and large windows. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Walls, floors, ceilings and furniture are all the same colour. The Sun (2017) High ceilings, a chef and maid service add to the high-end vibe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I point out all period details from original parquet floors to architectural detail such as columns, beams and high ceilings. The Sun (2016)It died of natural causes and was stuffed, and stands in the stairwell, which has a really high ceiling. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The property has its original pub frontage with two doors, atmospheric rooms with beamed ceilings, and a modern kitchen and bathrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dozens of glazed eyes riveted attention somewhere on the floor or ceiling. Christianity Today (2000)The rooms have pitched ceilings supported by wooden beams. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The decorative plaster ceiling is one of the finest in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The rooms have high ceilings and tiled floors. The Sun (2013)What was left of industry would be supervised and ceilings of production imposed. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The visual effect would have been strikingly enhanced if the interior walls and ceiling had been painted. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)The apartments will have great views and wonderful ceiling heights. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Cloud ceiling a couple of feet above my head. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The carved wooden ceilings in many of the rooms are outstanding. Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989)One alarm was ripped from the ceiling. The Sun (2008)The high ceilings and large sash windows give all rooms a light and airy feel. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Interiors feature beamed ceilings and a linen room. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The ceiling heights are quite low. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This will be in a striking room in the basement with a 5m ceiling. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The sitting room walls and ceiling are painted a dark chalky green, offset by pink armchairs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It drops nearly 20ft from ceiling to floor. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The adjacent ensuite also has the double-height ceiling and roof lights. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was where they did all their entertaining, so it had the highest ceilings and tallest windows. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They were in good wind now, and sent him slap up to the ceiling first time, against which his knees came rather sharply. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857)
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Translations for 'ceiling'
British English: ceiling /ˈsiːlɪŋ/ NOUN
A ceiling is the top inside surface of a room.
...a small air vent in the ceiling.
- American English: ceiling
- Arabic: سَقْف
- Brazilian Portuguese: teto
- Chinese: 天花板
- Croatian: strop
- Czech: strop
- Danish: loft dække over rum
- Dutch: plafond
- European Spanish: techo
- Finnish: katto sisäkatto
- French: plafond
- German: Zimmerdecke
- Greek: ταβάνι
- Italian: soffitto
- Japanese: 天井
- Korean: 천장
- Norwegian: tak
- Polish: sufit
- European Portuguese: tecto
- Romanian: tavan
- Russian: потолок
- Spanish: techo
- Swedish: innertak
- Thai: เพดาน
- Turkish: tavan
- Ukrainian: стеля
- Vietnamese: trần nhà
Definition of ceiling from the Collins English Dictionary
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