Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having a lower than normal ceiling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a lower than normal ceiling

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Examples

  • A low-ceilinged concrete entry opens up into a great room with a 52-foot long wall of glass looking into the forest.

    A Dream Home, A Decade Later

  • A low-ceilinged concrete entry opens up into a great room with a 52-foot-long wall of glass looking into the forest.

    A Dream Home, a Decade Later

  • From a team of La Goulue/ Raines Law Room alums, this two-tiered joint's canvas-stooled front bar boasts a wrought iron & stained glass window in the rear that overlooks a sky-lit banquet hall (w/ communal natural form wood table), which itself sits adjacent an outdoor courtyard, and connects to a low-ceilinged dining room with rustic touches including mirrors framed by antlers (as if your reflection didn't look desperately horny enough).

    Thrillist: Jones Wood Foundry: A Pub With Proprietary Beer and Meat Pies

  • The Hart Inn 01237 441474; thehartinn.com is an unassuming little place on the village square, but its low-ceilinged bar area, with its dimly lit nooks and crannies, is a welcoming space.

    Secret beaches of the southwest: Mouthmill Beach

  • On Friday night, about 20 kilometers west of Kandahar City, roughly 40 men sit facing each other in a low-ceilinged hall on the Afghan side of the military base.

    Interpreting Afghanistan

  • On Friday night, about 12 miles west of Kandahar City, roughly 40 men sit facing each other in a low-ceilinged hall on the Afghan side of the military base.

    Translating Afghanistan

  • A rented "narrowboat" is a skinny, low-ceilinged, fully furnished floating apartment, surprisingly easy to handle on the water and perfectly comfortable for a couple, or two couples, and their children, to live aboard.

    The Best Way Through England Is Wet

  • "Definitely one of the best small clubs in the world," according to DJ Zinc, Plastic People is a no-frills, low-ceilinged, sub-200 capacity boxroom, with a distinct lack of lighting and a heavy, heavy sound system.

    10 of the best clubs in London

  • "Part II," which runs through July 24 at the low-ceilinged Bedroom in Fort Fringe, means this is a series chronicling women's issues around the world (Jones has already grappled with India and next turns her gaze to the Congo).

    Fringe Festival's 'Letters to Clio' tells of Argentina's disappeared

  • And so her service had to take place in a small auxiliary building where they often served food, a very low-ceilinged room that was filled up with whatever they were able to salvage from the main sanctuary, so a few pews, some folding chairs.

    Mississippi Meditation: A Poet Looks 'Beyond Katrina'

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