Underside of arch, hung parapet, or opening.
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The underside of an arch, opening, or projecting architectural element.
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- the underside of a part of a building (such as an arch or overhang or beam etc.)
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underside of arch or opening
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Visible underside of a projecting surface
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The visible underside of a projecting surface; for example the area beneath the eaves.
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The area beneath the eaves. The underside of a structural component, such as a cornice
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The underside of an architectural element, for example an arch or the eaves.
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The underside of an architectural element, for example an arch or the eaves. Soft landscaping. Elements include topsoil, plants, shrubs and trees.
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A soffit is the underside of the eaves, between the facia board and the outside of the building. Soffits are often vented to draw air into the attic.
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The underside of an overhanging cornice of a building extending out from the plane of the building walls.
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The underside of an element - in masonry arch bridges, equivalent to the intrados.
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the underside or lining beneath a beam, or lintel, or of any projection from the face of a building, eg a portico or stair stair or overhanging roof. The under side of an arch should properly be referred to as an intrados.
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The underside of an arch or lintel.
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The underside of an arch or door or window opening.
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The underside of an arch, an opening, or a projecting architectural element.
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[ Italian soffitta
, from soffiggere
to hide, properly, to fix or fasten under, Latin suffigere
to fasten beneath or below; sub
under, beneath + figere
to fix, faste: confer French soffite
The under sid
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the underside of a part of a building (such as an arch or overhang or beam etc.)
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• (n.) The under side of the subordinate parts and members of buildings, such as staircases, entablatures, archways, cornices, or the like. See Illust. of Lintel.
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A soffit is the underside of any architectural structure. For example an arch, balcony, cornice, vault, etc. The term is especially applied to the under-surface of a board nailed to the underside of rafters under overhanging eaves. Recently the term has been extended to describe the uppermost part of the inside of a drainpipe, sewer-pipe, etc.
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- The area below the eaves and overhangs. The underside where the roof overhangs the walls. Usually the underside of an overhanging cornice.
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A small ceiling-like space, often out of doors, such as the underside of a roof overhang.
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The finished underside of the eaves.
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The underside of a part or member of a building extending out from the plane of the building walls.
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Top horizontal piece that forms the entrance frame inside the elevator cab.
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