Definition of 'loft'

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We did it up slowly, including converting the loft. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If your converted loft lacks insulation, try blowing cellulose between the rafters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The property also has a loft space, a cellar, storage space and two patio gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The loft is converted into a third bedroom and there are wooden floors and double glazing throughout. The Sun (2013)Loft apartments are being done up all over town. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This former tram shed is now a dynamic loft space. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We once had rats in the loft in my house. The Sun (2013)They played with dogs and cats in the hay loft. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This can give more space for an office or an extra bedroom in the loft space. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Promised upgrades include quantities for decking and loft insulation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And then there is the lofted crossfield kick into the waiting arms of the wingers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The loft has been converted into a games room and a cinema room. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Industrial loft apartments are ideal for singletons. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It spread to the shared loft space in the other homes and took six hours to extinguish. The Sun (2009)Our hay loft has no hay in it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The master bedroom occupying the loft has stunning views over the surrounding countryside. The Sun (2014)Many properties will have loft insulation and only some will need cavity insulation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Costs incurred converting your loft will not be allowed directly against your profits because this will count as capital spending. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Use a lofted club, but open the face slightly. Lewis, Beverly Winning Golf for Women (1993)Any club with a loft of at least 25 degrees must have the new grooves. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Meanwhile the loft of the house in Bristol where he was arrested was being searched yesterday. The Sun (2011)The choir loft designed for fifty voices in 1950 now feels crowded when the choir exceeds forty. Christianity Today (2000)His first job was to build a kitchen and bathroom for the loft he lived in, as it had neither. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Most bats are seasonal, so will not live in the loft year-round. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Think of loft insulation and air pockets; that's the kind of thing you need to mulch dahlias. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He would fling open the pale green shutters and head to the converted loft, with its exposed beams and far views of the sparkling Mediterranean. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'loft'

British English: loft /lɒft/ NOUN
A loft is the space inside the sloping roof of a building.
A loft conversion can add considerably to the value of a house.
  • American English: loft
  • Arabic: عَلِّيَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sótão
  • Chinese: 阁楼
  • Croatian: tavan
  • Czech: půda prostor pod střechou
  • Danish: loft loftrum
  • Dutch: zolder
  • European Spanish: buhardilla
  • Finnish: ullakko
  • French: grenier
  • German: Dachboden
  • Greek: υπερώο
  • Italian: soffitta
  • Japanese: 屋根裏
  • Korean: 다락방
  • Norwegian: loft
  • Polish: strych
  • European Portuguese: sótão
  • Romanian: pod
  • Russian: чердак
  • Spanish: buhardilla
  • Swedish: vind
  • Thai: ห้องเพดาน
  • Turkish: tavan arası
  • Ukrainian: горище
  • Vietnamese: gác xép


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