Soffit

Soffit (from soffite, formed as a ceiling; directly from suffictus for suffixus, suffigere, to fix underneath), in architecture, describes the underside of any construction element. Examples of soffits include: In popular use, soffit most often refers to the material forming a ceiling from the top of an exterior house wall to the outer edge of the...
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Soffit

The underside of an overhanging cornice of a building extending out from the plane of the building walls.
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Soffit

- 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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soffit

[n] - the underside of a part of a building (such as an arch or overhang or beam etc.)
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Soffit

• (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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soffit

noun the underside of a part of a building (such as an arch or overhang or beam etc.)
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Soffit

Sof'fit noun [ Italian soffitta , soffitto , 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 .] (Architecture) The under sid...
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Soffit

1. The exposed underside of any architectural element, especially a roof. 2. The underside of a structural component such as a beam, arch, or recessed area.
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Soffit

A lowered portion of a ceiling.
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soffit

A panel which covers the underside of a roof overhang, cantilever, or mansard.
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Soffit

A panel which covers the underside of an overhang, cantilever end, or mansard.
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Soffit

A panel which covers the underside of an roof overhang, cantilever, or mansard.
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Soffit

A panel which covers the underside of an roof overhang, cantilever, or mansard.
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Soffit

A small ceiling-like space, often out of doors, such as the underside of a roof overhang.
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Soffit

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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soffit

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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Soffit

In Masonry. The under surface of an arch or beam. ;
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soffit

ornamented underside of a stair or archway
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Soffit

The area below the eaves and overhangs. The underside where the roof overhangs the walls. Usually th
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Soffit

The area beneath the eaves. The underside of a structural component, such as a cornice
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Soffit

The exposed lower surface of any overhead component of a building such as a lintel, vault, or cornice, or an arch or entablature.
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Soffit

The exposed underside of any architectural element, especially a roof.
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Soffit

The finished underside of the eaves.
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Soffit

The finished, exposed underside of a lintel, arch or portico.
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Soffit

The horizontal lining at the head of an opening or around a roof below and to one side of the Facia Board.
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