Penthouse

A luxurious property that should be at the top of an apartment block. A penthouse should provide more space and a better specification than a standard apartment in the same scheme

Penthouse

A relatively small structure built above the plane of the roof.
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Penthouse

• (n.) A shed or roof sloping from the main wall or building, as over a door or window; a lean-to. Also figuratively. • (a.) Leaning; overhanging.
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penthouse

noun an apartment located on the top floors of a building
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Penthouse

[magazine] Penthouse, a men`s magazine founded by Bob Guccione, combines urban lifestyle articles and softcore pornographic pictorials that, in the 1990s, evolved into hardcore. Penthouse is owned by FriendFinder Network, formerly known as General Media, Inc. whose parent company was Penthouse International Inc. prior to chapter 11 restruct...
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Penthouse

Pent'house` noun [ A corruption of pentice .] A shed or roof sloping from the main wall or building, as over a door or window; a lean-to. Also figuratively. 'The penthouse of his eyes.' Sir W. Scott.
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Penthouse

A penthouse was a sloping hat with a broad brim reminiscent of a sloping roof.
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Penthouse

A small enclosed structure above the roof of a building.
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penthouse

covered passage, built of stout(strong) timber and covered with raw hides, which protected soldiers or workmen when constructing a sap or mine within the range of the enemy, or those building a causeway across a ditch, or hacking with picks, axes at the footing or lower face of a wall
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penthouse

enclosed area on top of a building. Such a structure may house the top of an elevator shaft, air-conditioning equipment, or the stairs leading to ...
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Penthouse

In architecture, a penthouse of pentee is an open shed or projection over a door, window, flight of steps, etc, to form a protection against the weather.
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Penthouse

The machine room above the hoistway on traction elevators.
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Penthouse

Top floor of a multi-storey building. Generally the most desirable flat in taller buildings due to improved views, no upstairs neighbours and a greater distance from street noise.
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penthouse

[n] - an apartment located on the top floors of a building
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