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  • n. Plural form of ceiling.


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  • “At one point, it was all French bistro and yellow washes and tin ceilings,” said Johnny (as he prefers to be called), 44, wearing jeans, a scruffy thermal shirt, and a mischievous smile hidden by graying facial hair.

    Gaslight This! Restaurants Clamor for Faux-Retro Décor

  • Make it mandatory that 24 inches of insulation are put in ceilings of new homes and businesses. 6-8 inches in walls (6-8 inch studs required).

    Climate Advice - From NASA - For Obama - NASA Watch

  • In a sense, the urinals, as much as the bar's 55-foot mahogany and marble bar and 16-foot tin ceilings, are symbolic of the Old Town's everyman charm.

    Porcelain Majesty

  • But they look up and admire the architecture, the faded paint on the bricks promoting toys, candy and soda, the tin ceilings visible through the huge windows, and every last one of them is just tickled by it all.

    BAR Approves Downtown Demolition at

  • The entrance to Zito's flat, like his ceilings, is going to be ripped apart in favor of chic black and deep purple. - Pitching the Zen of Zito

  • Notwithstanding the fact that a wage or salary increase has not been approved in accordance with this order, the Price Administrator shall, after the expiration of a reasonable test period, which save in exceptional cases shall be six months after the wage or salary increase has been made, take such increase into account in determining whether an increase in price ceilings is then required under the established standards governing increases in price ceilings.


  • The panels were not always square or rectangular, as in Greek ceilings, but of various geometric forms in pleasing combinations (Fig. 50).

    A Text-Book of the History of Architecture Seventh Edition, revised

  • “the glare from a thousand glass ceilings is damaging my eyesight.”

    She Is Vast, And She Contains Multitudes, And She Also Sometimes Throws Her Bra - Her Bad Mother

  • But what I liked was the immense Commons Room (pictured), with impossibly high ceilings, which is just a place where people can sit down and read and talk and think.

    The Cathedral of Learning

  • “The space features 20 feet of frontage and very high ceilings, which is rare for a space this size,” according to the Jan. 15 announcement.

    Retail Power Brokering, 2009


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