cathedral ceiling


: a high ceiling that has two sides that slant downwards from a pointed top

Examples of cathedral ceiling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There, the focal point has to be the stunning natural stone fireplace that soars to the top of a cathedral ceiling. James Alexander, Hartford Courant, 5 May 2024 The building has a state-of-the-art exercise room, separate studio and treatment rooms, a sauna, and a 25-yard, saltwater lap pool with a skylit cathedral ceiling. Amy Worden, Washington Post, 3 Apr. 2024 The double-height living space, which includes a cathedral ceiling, natural light and an original metal fireplace that architect Schmidt also designed. Melissa Oyler, Charlotte Observer, 1 Feb. 2024 The principal suite occupies its own wing of the upper floor with an asymmetrical brass and marble fireplace, a soaring cathedral ceiling, and two boutique-like dressing areas lined with sleek glass wardrobes. Mark David, Robb Report, 4 Nov. 2023 Upstairs, the primary suite is like a small apartment in itself with a two-way stone fireplace, cathedral ceiling, wraparound windows, and two private terraces. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 21 June 2023 From there, a soaring living room boasts a cathedral ceiling, fireplace and French doors spilling outside. Wendy Bowman, Robb Report, 25 Sep. 2023 The cathedral ceiling in the family room is reminiscent of one in the Glasgow School of Art. Sophia Solano, Washington Post, 15 Sep. 2023 Gaze up at the handcrafted cathedral ceiling or observe autumn through any of the tree house's windows — nothing is blocking your gorgeous view of nature. Karen Ruffini, Travel + Leisure, 26 July 2023

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“Cathedral ceiling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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